Monophysitic


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Mo·noph·y·site

 (mə-nŏf′ə-sīt′)
n. Christianity
An adherent of the doctrine that in the person of Jesus there was but a single, divine nature.

[Late Latin monophysīta, from Late Greek monophusītēs : Greek mono-, mono- + Greek phusis, nature; see bheuə- in Indo-European roots.]

Mo·noph′y·site, Mo·noph′y·sit′ic (-sĭt′ĭk) adj.
Mo·noph′y·sit′ism n.
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