patristics

patristics

[puh-tris-tiks]
noun (used with a singular verb)
patrology ( def 1 ).

Origin:
1840–50; see patristic, -ics

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patristic or patristical (pəˈtrɪstɪk)
 
adj
of or relating to the Fathers of the Church, their writings, or the study of these
 
patristical or patristical
 
adj
 
pa'tristically or patristical
 
adv
 
pa'tristics or patristical
 
n

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Definition:  See patrology
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