dulia

noun du·lia \ d(y)üˈlīə \

Definition of dulia

plural -s
Roman Catholicism
:veneration or respect paid to the saints and angels as the servants and friends of God — compare latria

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Origin and Etymology of dulia

Medieval Latin, from Late Greek douleia service, work done, business, from Greek, slavery, from doulos slave (probably of non-Indo-European origin) + -eia -y


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