Cyrillian

adjective
Cy·​ril·​li·​an | \ sə̇ˈrilēən\
variants: or less commonly Cyrillic \ -​lik \

Definition of Cyrillian

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: of, relating to, or based on the thought of Cyril of Alexandria or his followers in his controversy with Nestorius

Cyrillian

noun
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plural -s

Definition of Cyrillian (Entry 2 of 2)

: a follower of Cyril of Alexandria

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History and Etymology for Cyrillian

Adjective

Cyrillus (Cyril) †444 archbishop of Alexandria + English -ian or -ic

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