homoean

noun, often capitalized
ho·​moe·​an | \ (ˈ)hō¦mēən, (ˈ)hä¦- \
variants: or homoian \ (ˈ)⸗¦mȯi(y)ən \
plural -s

Definition of homoean

: a member of an Arian party holding to the doctrine that the Son is like the Father though not in essence — compare anomoean , apollinarian , homoiousian

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History and Etymology for homoean

Homoean from New Latin Homoeus (from Greek homoios like) + English -an; Homoian from Greek homoios + English -an

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“Homoean.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/homoean. Accessed 17 Sep. 2021.

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