hyperdulia

hyperdulia

[hahy-per-doo-lee-uh, -dyoo-]
noun Roman Catholic Theology.
the veneration offered to the Virgin Mary as the most exalted of creatures.
Compare dulia, latria.


Origin:
1520–30; < Medieval Latin; see hyper-, dulia

hyperdulic [hahy-per-doo-lik, -dyoo-] , hyperdulical, adjective
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hyperdulia (ˌhaɪpədjʊˈlɪə)
 
n
RC Church dulia Compare latria special veneration accorded to the Virgin Mary
 
[C16: from Latin hyper- + Medieval Latin dulia service]
 
hyper'dulic
 
adj
 
hyper'dulical
 
adj

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