latria

noun

la·​tria
lə‧ˈtrīə
plural -s
Roman Catholicism
: the supreme homage that is given to God alone
distinguished from dulia and hyperdulia

Word History

Etymology

Medieval Latin, from Late Latin, service, worship, from Greek latreia; akin to Greek latron pay, hire

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“Latria.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/latria. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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