staurolatry

worship of the cross or crucifix

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • staurolatry — stȯˈrälə.trē noun ( es) Etymology: Late Latin staurolatria, from Late Greek stauro + Late Latin latria latry : worship of the cross or crucifix Satan s design in advancing staurolatry to the destruction of thousands of souls Increase Mather …   Useful english dictionary

  • staurolatry — stau·rol·a·try …   English syllables

  • staurolatry — Worship of the cross or Christ on a cross …   Grandiloquent dictionary

  • staurolatry —   n. worship of the cross or crucifix …   Dictionary of difficult words

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  • 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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