Mariolatry "worship of the Virgin Mary," 1610s, from MARY (Cf. Mary) + -LATRY (Cf. -latry), with connective element -o-.

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  • Mariolatry — Ma ri*ol a*try, n. [Gr. ? Mary + ? worship.] The worship of the Virgin Mary. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mariolatry — [mer΄ē äl′ə trē, mar΄ē äl′ə trē] n. [< Gr Maria, MARY1 + LATRY] veneration of the Virgin Mary, when regarded as carried to an idolatrous extreme …   English World dictionary

  • Mariolatry — noun Date: 1612 excessive veneration of the Virgin Mary • Mariolater noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Mariolatry — Mariolater, n. Mariolatrous, adj. /mair ee ol euh tree/, n. 1. excessive (and proscribed) veneration of the Virgin Mary, esp. in forms appropriate to God. 2. veneration of women. [1605 15; MARY + O + LATRY] * * * …   Universalium

  • Mariolatry — noun Worship of the Virgin Mary, especially to an excessive degree …   Wiktionary

  • Mariolatry — worship of the virgin mother Ecclesiastical Terms Forms of Worship …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • Mariolatry — Mar·i·ol·a·try || ‚meÉ™rɪ É’lÉ™trɪ n. extreme worship of the Virgin Mary, excessive devotion to Mary mother of Jesus …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Mariolatry — [ˌmɛ:rɪ ɒlətri] noun idolatrous worship of the Virgin Mary …   English new terms dictionary

  • mariolatry — mar·i·ol·a·try …   English syllables

  • Mariolatry —  Мариолатрия …   Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов

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