Greek Catholic
noun Date: 1837 1. a member of an Eastern rite of the Roman Catholic Church 2. a member of an Eastern church

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Greek Catholic — Greek′ Cath′olic n. 1) rel a member of the Greek Orthodox Church 2) rel a Uniate belonging to a church observing the Greek rite • Etymology: 1905–10 …   From formal English to slang

  • Greek Catholic — noun a member of the Greek Orthodox Church • Hypernyms: ↑Catholic • Member Holonyms: ↑Greek Orthodox Church, ↑Greek Church …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Greek Catholic — 1. a member of the Greek Orthodox Church. 2. a Uniat belonging to a church observing the Greek rite. [1905 10] * * * …   Universalium

  • Greek Catholic — member of the Greek Orthodox Church …   English contemporary dictionary

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