Eustathian

noun
Eu·​sta·​thi·​an | \ yüˈstāthēən \
plural -s

Definition of Eustathian

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 [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
2 [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

adjective
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Definition of Eustathian (Entry 2 of 2)

: of or relating to Eustathius or to a Eustathian

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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 21 Oct. 2021.

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