hagiolatry

[ hag-ee-ol-uh-tree, hey-jee- ]
/ ˌhæg iˈɒl ə tri, ˌheɪ dʒi- /

noun

the worship of saints.

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Origin of hagiolatry

First recorded in 1800–10; hagio- + -latry

OTHER WORDS FROM hagiolatry

hag·i·ol·a·ter, nounhag·i·ol·a·trous, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for hagiolatry

hagiolatry
/ (ˌhæɡɪˈɒlətrɪ) /

noun

worship or veneration of saints

Derived forms of hagiolatry

hagiolater, nounhagiolatrous, adjective
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