from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining to or of the nature of the doctrines of Arius. See II.
  • Adhering to Arius or his doctrines.
  • noun In theology, one who adheres to the doctrines of Arius and his school.
  • noun A compound suffix of Latin origin, forming adjectives, and thence nouns, from or instead of adjectives or nouns in -ary.
  • noun See Aryan.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Pertaining to Arius, a presbyter of the church of Alexandria, in the fourth century, or to the doctrines of Arius, who held Christ to be inferior to God the Father in nature and dignity, though the first and noblest of all created beings.
  • (Ethnol.) See Aryan.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Christianity A disciple of the Egyptian monk Arius, presbyter of Alexandria, who denied the Trinity but did not deny the preexistence of Christ.
  • noun A person whose star sign is Aries
  • noun see Aryan: A member of the ancient tribe of the Arios valley in Afghanistan, or their descendants.
  • adjective Christianity Of or pertaining to Arius or Arianism.


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