Chal·​ce·​do·​ni·​an ˌkal-sə-ˈdō-nē-ən How to pronounce Chalcedonian (audio)
: of or relating to Chalcedon or the ecumenical council held there in a.d. 451 declaring Monophysitism heretical
Chalcedonian noun

Word History

First Known Use

1561, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Chalcedonian was in 1561

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“Chalcedonian.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Nov. 2023.

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