hagiolatry


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hag·i·ol·a·try

 (hăg′ē-ŏl′ə-trē, hā′jē-)
n.
Worship of the saints.

hagiolatry

(ˌhæɡɪˈɒlətrɪ)
n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) worship or veneration of saints
ˌhagiˈolater n
ˌhagiˈolatrous adj

hagiolatry

the veneration or worship of saints. — hagiolater, n. — hagiolatrous, adj.
See also: Saints
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Noun1.hagiolatry - the worship of saints
worship - the activity of worshipping
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