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latria

[luh-trahy-uh] /ləˈtraɪ ə/
noun, Roman Catholic Theology
1.
the supreme worship, which may be offered to God only.
Compare dulia, hyperdulia.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English < Medieval Latin < Greek latreía service, worship, akin to látris hired servant; see -ia
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latria

/ləˈtraɪə/
noun
1.
(RC Church, theol) the adoration that may be offered to God alone
Word Origin
C16: via Latin from Greek latreia worship
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