Monophysite

noun
Mo·​noph·​y·​site | \ mə-ˈnä-fə-ˌsīt How to pronounce Monophysite (audio) \

Definition of Monophysite

: one holding the doctrine that Christ has a single inseparable nature that is at once divine and human rather than having two distinct but unified natures

Other Words from Monophysite

Monophysite or Monophysitic \ mə-​ˌnä-​fə-​ˈsi-​tik How to pronounce Monophysite (audio) \ adjective
Monophysitism \ mə-​ˈnä-​fə-​ˌsī-​ˌti-​zəm How to pronounce Monophysite (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of Monophysite

1659, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Monophysite

Medieval Latin Monophysita, from Middle Greek Monophysitēs, from Greek mon- + physis nature — more at physics

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“Monophysite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Monophysite. Accessed 25 Jul. 2021.

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