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Dyophysite

[dahy-of-uh-sahyt]
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noun Theology.
  1. a person who maintains that Christ has two natures, one divine and the other human.
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Origin of Dyophysite

1855–60; < Late Greek dyophysī́tēs, equivalent to dýo two + phýs(is) nature + -ītēs -ite1
Related formsDy·oph·y·sit·ic [dahy-of-uh-sit-ik] /daɪˌɒf əˈsɪt ɪk/, Dy·oph·y·sit·i·cal, adjective
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