Greek Catholic


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Greek Catholic

n.
1. A member of an Eastern Catholic church that uses Greek liturgy.
2. A member of the Eastern Orthodox Church.

Greek Catholic

n
1. (Eastern Church (Greek & Russian Orthodox)) a member of an Eastern Church in communion with the Greek patriarchal see of Constantinople
2. (Eastern Church (Greek & Russian Orthodox)) a member of one of the Uniat Greek Churches, which acknowledge the Pope's authority while retaining their own institutions, discipline, and liturgy

Greek′ Cath′olic


n.
1. a member of the Greek Orthodox Church.
2. a Uniate belonging to a church observing the Greek rite.
[1905–10]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Greek Catholic - a member of the Greek Orthodox Church
Greek Church, Greek Orthodox Church - state church of Greece; an autonomous part of the Eastern Orthodox Church
Catholic - a member of a Catholic church
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