consubstantial

adjective
con·​sub·​stan·​tial | \ ˌkän(t)-səb-ˈstan(t)-shəl How to pronounce consubstantial (audio) \

Definition of consubstantial

: of the same substance … Three Persons in one consubstantial Godhead …— Richard Meux Benson

First Known Use of consubstantial

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for consubstantial

Late Latin consubstantialis, from Latin com- + substantia substance

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“Consubstantial.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/consubstantial. Accessed 28 Sep. 2020.

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