heliolatry
noun Date: circa 1828 sun worship • heliolatrous adjective

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Heliolatry — He li*ol a*try, n. [Helio + Gr. ? service, worship.] Sun worship. See {Sabianism}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • heliolatry — [hē΄lē äl′ə trē] n. [ HELIO + LATRY] sun worship heliolater n …   English World dictionary

  • heliolatry — heliolater, n. heliolatrous, adj. /hee lee ol euh tree/, n. worship of the sun. [1820 30; HELIO + LATRY] * * * …   Universalium

  • heliolatry — noun worship of the sun, either as an actual religion/mythos, or euphemistically, as in sunbathing …   Wiktionary

  • heliolatry — sun worship Forms of Worship …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • heliolatry — n. worship of the sun …   English contemporary dictionary

  • heliolatry — he·li·ol·a·try …   English syllables

  • heliolatry — he•li•ol•a•try [[t]ˌhi liˈɒl ə tri[/t]] n. worship of the sun • Etymology: 1820–30 he li•ol′a•ter, n. he li•ol′a•trous, adj …   From formal English to slang

  • heliolatry — /hiliˈɒlətri/ (say heelee oluhtree) noun worship of the sun. {helio + latry} –heliolater, noun –heliolatrous, adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • heliolatry — noun the worship of the sun • Syn: ↑sun worship • Hypernyms: ↑worship * * * ˌhēlēˈälə.trē noun ( es) Etymology: heli (I) + latry …   Useful english dictionary

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