[ het-uh-roh-oo-see-uhn, -ou-see-uhn ]
/ ˌhɛt ə roʊˈu si ən, -ˈaʊ si ən /
a person who believes the Father and the Son to be unlike in substance or essence; an Arian (opposed to Homoousian).
of or relating to the Heteroousians or their doctrine.
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British Dictionary definitions for Heteroousian
/ (ˌhɛtərəʊˈuːsɪən, -ˈaʊsɪən) /
a Christian who maintains that God the Father and God the Son are different in substance
of or relating to this belief
Word Origin for Heteroousian
C17: from Late Greek heteroousios, from Greek hetero- + ousia nature
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