What does latria mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. adoration, latria(noun)

    the worship given to God alone


  1. latria(Noun)

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

  2. Origin: from λατρεία, from λατρευειν

Webster Dictionary

  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.]


  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Latria

    lā-trī′a, n. the kind of supreme worship lawfully offered to God alone—opposed to Dulia, that given to saints and angels, and to Hyperdulia, that given to the Virgin. [Gr. latreuein, to serve.]

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  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 for latria »

  1. atrial

  2. Altair

  3. lariat


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of latria in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of latria in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Images & Illustrations of latria

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