uniate


uniate

noun

  1. a member of an Eastern church that is in union with the Roman Catholic Church, acknowledges the Roman pope as supreme in matters of faith, but maintains its own liturgy, discipline, and rite.

“pertaining to an Eastern Christian church that acknowledges the supremacy of the Pope,” 1833, from Russian uniyat, from unia “unity, union,” from Latin unus “one” (see one).

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