Definition of god-man

1 God-man : christ when man prays, the sacred image of the God-man is with him— H. O. Taylor
2 plural god-men : one who is both a god and a man or who has the qualities of both : demigod, superman their safety … is bound up with the life of one of these god-men— J. G. Frazer

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First Known Use of god-man

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“God-man.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/god-man. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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