Uniate

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noun Uni·ate \ˈyü-nē-ˌat, ˈü-\
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Uniat

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Definition of Uniate

  1. :  a Christian of a church adhering to an Eastern rite and discipline but submitting to papal authority

Uniate

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Origin and Etymology of uniate

Ukrainian uniat, uniyat one in favor of the union of the Greek and Roman Catholic churches, from uniya union, from Polish unija, from Late Latin unio — more at union


First Known Use: 1833

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