Mar Thoma

adjective

Mar Tho·​ma
ˈmärˈtōmə
: of or relating to the Mar Thoma Syrian Church of India formed in the early 19th century as an offshoot of the Syrian Orthodox Church of Malabar

Word History

Etymology

after Mar Thoma (Saint Thomas), one of Christ's twelve apostles

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“Mar Thoma.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Mar%20Thoma. Accessed 5 Dec. 2022.

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