Paulianist
Paulian Pau"li*an, Paulianist Pau"li*an*ist, n. (Eccl. Hist.) A follower of Paul of Samosata, a bishop of Antioch in the third century, who was deposed for denying the divinity of Christ. [1913 Webster]

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  • paulianist — ˈpȯlēənə̇st noun ( s) Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: obsolete English paulian Paulianist (from Paul of Samosata fl A.D.260 bishop of Antioch + English ian) + English ist …   Useful english dictionary

  • paulianist — paul·i·an·ist …   English syllables

  • Paulian — Pau li*an, Paulianist Pau li*an*ist, n. (Eccl. Hist.) A follower of Paul of Samosata, a bishop of Antioch in the third century, who was deposed for denying the divinity of Christ. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • HAERESIS — Graece αἵρεσις, ab eligendo, nomen habet. Vocarunt autem sic illi Philosophorum sectas, quod unusquisque sibi aliquod genus disciplinae ac sectae proprium elegit eique sese addixit, tamquam suo iudicio maxime probabili commodoqueve. Usitatissime… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • samosatenian — səˌmäsəˈtēnēən noun ( s) Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Late Latin Paulus Samosatenus Paul of Samosata (from Greek samosatēnos of Samosata, from Samosata, city of ancient Syria) + English ian : paulianist …   Useful english dictionary

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