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hierolatry

[hahy-uh-rol-uh-tree, hahy-rol-] /ˌhaɪ əˈrɒl ə tri, haɪˈrɒl-/
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1.
worship or veneration of saints or sacred things.
Compare hagiology.
Origin of hierolatry
1805-1815
1805-15; hiero- + -latry
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