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hagiolatry

[hag-ee-ol-uh-tree, hey-jee-] /ˌhæg iˈɒl ə tri, ˌheɪ dʒi-/
noun
1.
the worship of saints.
Origin
1800-1810
1800-10; hagio- + -latry
Related forms
hagiolater, noun
hagiolatrous, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for hagiolater

hagiolatry

/ˌhæɡɪˈɒlətrɪ/
noun
1.
worship or veneration of saints
Derived Forms
hagiolater, noun
hagiolatrous, adjective
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Word Origin and History for hagiolater

hagiolatry

n.

worship of saints, from hagio- (see hagiology) + -latry.

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