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Arian Tweet Definition of Arian Like Definition of Arian on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. A practioner of Arianism.
  2. A disciple of the Egyptian monk Arius.
  3. (derogatory) heresy.
  4. A person born under the sign of Aries
adjective 
  1. Of or pertaining to Arianism
  2. Resembling or possessing similarity to Arianism and its doctrines.
  3. (derogatory) heretical.

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Arian Heresy Tweet Definition of Arian Heresy Like Definition of Arian Heresy on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. An early Christian heresy. Arius reasoned that if Christ was the son of God, He must be younger than God, and therefore lesser than God. Since God was eternal and Christ was not; therefore Christ was not wholly God. The heresy was scotched at the Council of Nicea in 325.
Etymology: Named after its chief proponent w:Arius, a priest in Alexandria circa 323 AD.


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Ariana Tweet Definition of Ariana Like Definition of Ariana on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. (given name, female, from Greek, ).
Etymology: Modern simplification of Arianna, Ariane and Arianne, all forms of the Greek name Ariadne ("most holy"; Cretan Greek ' (ari) "most" and ' (adnos) "holy"). There has been some confusion with the similar sounding and equally fashionable Adriana and Adrienne. Derivation from Welsh arian "silver" is a folk etymology.


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arian Tweet Definition of arian Like Definition of arian on Facebook
noun 
  1. silver
adjective 
  1. (Christianity) Of or pertaining to the heresiarch Arias or to the Christological heresy named for him.

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arianism Tweet Definition of arianism Like Definition of arianism on Facebook
noun (rfc-level, Noun at L4+ not in L3 Ety section)
  1. (Christianity) A major Christological heresy which stated Christ was not of the same substance (Greek, homoousios) as the Father, but of a similar substance (homoiousios).
Etymology: Eponym from w:Arius to arian + -ism


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