Eustathian

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noun

Eu·​sta·​thi·​an
yüˈstāthēən
plural -s
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[Eustathius of Sebaste †ab a.d.380 Semi-Arian bishop of Sebaste in Armenia + English -an, noun suffix] : a follower of the Semi-Arian bishop Eustathius who established a monastic institute which was condemned by the Synod of Gangra in a.d.340
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[Eustathius of Antioch †ab a.d.360 bishop of Antioch in Syria + English -an, noun suffix] : one of an orthodox party whose protest against the deposition by an Arian synod of Eustathius, bishop of Antioch, led to a schism that lasted till a.d.413

Eustathian

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adjective

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: of or relating to Eustathius or to a Eustathian

Word History

Etymology

Adjective

Eustathius + English -an, adjective suffix

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“Eustathian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Eustathian. Accessed 28 Jan. 2023.

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