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Meaning of HOMOOUSIAN

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Ho`mo*ou"si*an\, n. [Gr. ?; ? the same + ? being,
    essence, substance.] (Eccl. Hist.)
    One of those, in the 4th century, who accepted the Nicene
    creed, and maintained that the Son had the same essence or
    substance with the Father; -- opposed to homoiousian.
    
    
  2. \Ho`mo*ou"si*an\, a.
    Of or pertaining to the Homoousians, or to the doctrines they
    held.
    
    
 

 

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