Chalcedonian

adjective
Chal·​ce·​do·​ni·​an | \ ˌkal-sə-ˈdō-nē-ən How to pronounce Chalcedonian (audio) \

Definition of Chalcedonian

: of or relating to Chalcedon or the ecumenical council held there in a.d. 451 declaring Monophysitism heretical

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Chalcedonian noun

First Known Use of Chalcedonian

1758, in the meaning defined above

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