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consubstantial

[ kon-suhb-stan-shuhl ]
/ ˌkɒn səbˈstæn ʃəl /
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adjective

of one and the same substance, essence, or nature, especially the three divine persons of the Christian Trinity.

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Origin of consubstantial

First recorded in 1450–1500; late Middle English, from Late Latin consubstantiālis, equivalent to con- prefix + substanti(a) “existence, corporeal existence” + -ālis adjective suffix; see origin at con-, substantial
con·sub·stan·tial·ism, nouncon·sub·stan·tial·ist, nouncon·sub·stan·ti·al·i·ty, nouncon·sub·stan·tial·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for consubstantial

consubstantial
/ (ˌkɒnsəbˈstænʃəl) /

adjective

Christian theol (esp of the three persons of the Trinity) regarded as identical in substance or essence though different in aspect
consubstantiality, nounconsubstantially, adverb
C15: from Church Latin consubstāntiālis, from Latin com- + substantia substance
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