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Monophysite

[muh-nof-uh-sahyt] /məˈnɒf əˌsaɪt/
noun, Theology
1.
a person who maintains that Christ has one nature, partly divine and partly human.
Compare Dyophysite.
Origin
1690-1700
1690-1700; < Late Latin monophysīta < Late Greek monophysī́tēs, equivalent to Greek mono- mono- + phýs(is) nature + -ītēs -ite1
Related forms
Monophysitic
[muh-nof-uh-sit-ik] /məˌnɒf əˈsɪt ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
Monophysitism, Monophysism, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for monophysitic

Monophysite

/mɒˈnɒfɪˌsaɪt/
noun
1.
a person who holds that there is only one nature in the person of Christ, which is primarily divine with human attributes
adjective
2.
of or relating to this belief
Derived Forms
Monophysitic (ˌmɒnəʊfɪˈsɪtɪk) adjective
Monophysitism, noun
Word Origin
C17: via Church Latin from Late Greek, from mono- + phusis nature
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Word Origin and History for monophysitic

Monophysite

1690s, from Church Latin Monophysita, from Greek monophysites, from monos "single, alone" (see mono-) + physis "nature" (see physics). Christian (regarded in the West as a heretic) who believes there is only one nature in the person of Jesus Christ. Now comprising Coptic, Armenian, Abyssinian and Jacobite churches.

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