Uniate

noun
Uni·​ate | \ ˈyü-nē-ˌat How to pronounce Uniate (audio) , ˈü- How to pronounce Uniate (audio) \
variants: or Uniat

Definition of Uniate

: a Christian of a church adhering to an Eastern rite and discipline but submitting to papal authority

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Uniate adjective

First Known Use of Uniate

1833, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Uniate

Ukrainian uniat, uniyat one in favor of the union of the Greek and Roman Catholic churches, from uniya union, from Polish unija, from Late Latin unio — more at union

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3 Sep 2020

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“Uniate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Uniate. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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