worship of saints or sacred things

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.


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  • Hierolatry — Hi er*ol a*try, n. [Gr. iero s sacred + ? worship, ? to worship.] The worship of saints or sacred things. [R.] Coleridge …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hierolatry — noun The worship of saints Luthers obstinate adherence to the ubiquity the Body of Christ and his or rather its real presence in and with the bread was a sad furtherance to the advocates of Popish idolatry and hierolatry …   Wiktionary

  • hierolatry — /huy euh rol euh tree, huy rol /, n. worship or veneration of saints or sacred things. Cf. hagiology. [1805 15; HIERO + LATRY] * * * …   Universalium

  • hierolatry — n. Worship of saints and relics …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • hierolatry — hi·er·ol·a·try …   English syllables

  • hierolatry — /haɪəˈrɒlətri/ (say huyuh roluhtree) noun → hagiolatry. {hiero + latry} –hierolater, noun –hierolatrous, adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • hierolatry — n. the worship of saints or sacred things …   Useful english dictionary

  • Forms of Worship — This list of 60 words refers to forms of worship not specific religions or belief systems, but rather terms that denote a specific object of worship, be it saints, snakes or whatever. Related word lists you might want to check out are those for… …   Phrontistery dictionary

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