hypostatic union

noun

Definition of hypostatic union

: union in one hypostasis especially : the union of the divine and human natures of Christ in one hypostasis

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History and Etymology for hypostatic union

partial translation of French union hypostatique, from Middle French

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“Hypostatic union.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hypostatic%20union. Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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