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A·ri·us(ə-rī′əs, ăr′ē-, âr′-) ad 256?-336.
Greek Christian theologian and founder of Arianism, a doctrine that led to his condemnation as a heretic.
(Biography) ?250–336 ad, Greek Christian theologian, originator of the doctrine of Arianism
A•ri•us(əˈraɪ əs, ˈɛər i-)
died A.D. 336, Christian priest at Alexandria: founder of Arianism.
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|Noun||1.||Arius - a Greek who was a Christian theologian active in Alexandria and who was declared a heretic for his doctrines about God (which came to be known as Arianism) (256?-336)|
|2.||Arius - type genus of the Ariidae: sea catfishes|
fish genus - any of various genus of fish
crucifix fish - sea catfish of the Caribbean area