Greek Catholic


Definition of Greek Catholic

1 : a member of an Eastern rite of the Roman Catholic Church
2 : a member of an Eastern church

First Known Use of Greek Catholic

1837, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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Cite this Entry

“Greek Catholic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Nov. 2021.

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