Definitions for latria

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  1. adoration, latria(noun)

    the worship given to God alone

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. latria(Noun)

    the highest form of veneration or worship, properly given to God alone

  2. Origin: from λατρεία, from λατρευειν

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Latria(noun)

    the highest kind of worship, or that paid to God; -- distinguished by the Roman Catholics from dulia, or the inferior worship paid to saints

  2. Origin: [L., fr. Gr. latrei`a, fr. latrey`ein to serve, fr. la`tris servant.]

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  1. Latria

    Latrīa is a Latin term used in Eastern Orthodox and Roman Catholic theology to mean adoration, a reverence directed only to the Holy Trinity. Latria carries an emphasis on the internal form of worship, rather than external ceremonies.

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  1. Latria

    the name given in Catholic theology to the worship of God, as distinguished from Dulia (q. v.), their name for the worship of saints.

Anagrams of latria »

  1. atrial

  2. Altair

  3. lariat


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