Arian(redirected from Arian (disambiguation))
Ar·i·an 1(âr′ē-ən, ăr′-)
1. Of or relating to Arianism: the Arian heresy.
2. Of or relating to Arius.
A believer in Arianism.
Ar·i·an 2(ăr′ē-ən, âr′-)
One who is born under the sign of Aries.
(Theology) of, relating to, or characterizing Arius or Arianism
(Theology) an adherent of Arianism
(Peoples) a variant spelling of Aryan
Ar•i•an(ˈɛər i ən, ˈær-)
1. of or pertaining to Arius or Arianism.n.
2. an adherent of Arianism.
[1525–35; < Late Latin]
a suffix forming personal nouns corresponding to Latin adjectives ending in -ārius or English adjectives or nouns ending in -ary (librarian; proletarian); subsequently productive in English with other Latinate stems, forming nouns denoting a person who supports, advocates, or practices a doctrine, theory, etc., associated with the base word: authoritarian; vegetarian.