Helvidian

adjective
Hel·​vid·​i·​an | \ (ˈ)hel¦vidēən \

Definition of Helvidian

: of or relating to the teachings of the Roman layman Helvidius who held that Mary bore children after Jesus

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History and Etymology for Helvidian

Helvidi us fla.d. 380 Roman heretic + English -an

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“Helvidian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Helvidian. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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