melkite


melkite

noun, adjective

  1. Melchite.

noun

  1. a Christian in Egypt and Syria who accepted the definition of faith adopted by the Council of Chalcedon in a.d. 451.

adjective

  1. of or relating to the Melchites.

adjective

  1. of or relating to the Uniat Greek Catholic Church in Syria, Egypt, and Israel

noun

  1. a member of this Church

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