plural noun Do·ce·tae \dōˈsēˌtē\

Definition of Docetae

  1. :  an early Christian sect that adhered to the doctrine of Docetism

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Origin and Etymology of docetae

Greek Dokētai, from dokein to seem good, seem, think — more at decent

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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