Arian
Arian A"ri*an, a. [L. Arianus.] Pertaining to Arius, a presbyter of the church of Alexandria, in the fourth century, or to the doctrines of Arius, who held Christ to be inferior to God the Father in nature and dignity, though the first and noblest of all created beings. -- n. One who adheres to or believes the doctrines of Arius. --Mosheim. [1913 Webster]

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  • Arian — may refer to:* Arianism, the doctrine propounded by Arius * Arians or Areians, ancient tribe, living in Aria (satrapy) in western Afghanistan. * Arian Band, a band * Polish Brethren, also known as AriansArian is also a (near )homonym of: * Ariane …   Wikipedia

  • Arian — Ar ian, a. & n. (Ethnol.) See {Aryan}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • árian — 1 [a:r·yan] wv/t2 to honor, respect; endow; regard, care for, favor, be merciful to, spare, pardon …   Old to modern English dictionary

  • Arian — (adj.) 1530s, pertaining to the doctrines of Arius, priest in Alexandria early 4c., who posed the question of Christ s nature in terms which appeared to debase the Savior s relation to God (denial of consubstantiation). Besides taking an abstract …   Etymology dictionary

  • -arian — [er′ē ən, ar′ē ən] [L arius, ARY + anus, AN] suffix forming adjectives and nouns 1. (one) characterized by or having [octogenarian, centenarian] 2. a) (one) believing in [Unitarian] b) (one) advocating …   English World dictionary

  • Arian — Arian1 [er′ē ən, ar′ē ən] adj. [L Arianus < Arius] of Arius or Arianism n. a believer in Arianism Arian2 [er′ē ən, ar′ē ən] n. var. of ARIES (sense 3) …   English World dictionary

  • arian — ARIÁN1, Ă, arieni, e, adj., s.m. şi f. 1. adj. Care ţine de arianism, privitor la arianism. Erezie ariană. 2. s.m. şi f. Adept al arianismului. [pr.: ri an] – Din fr. arien. Trimis de ana zecheru, 15.03.2004. Sursa …   Dicționar Român

  • Arian — Aryan Ar yan ([aum]r yan or [a^]r [i^]*an), n. [Skr. [=a]rya excellent, honorable; akin to the name of the country Iran, and perh. to Erin, Ireland, and the early name of this people, at least in Asia.] 1. One of a primitive people supposed to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Arian — Aryan Ar yan ([aum]r yan or [a^]r [i^]*an), n. [Skr. [=a]rya excellent, honorable; akin to the name of the country Iran, and perh. to Erin, Ireland, and the early name of this people, at least in Asia.] 1. One of a primitive people supposed to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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