[hoh-moi-oo-see-uh n, -ou-]
a member of a 4th-century a.d. church party that maintained that the essence of the Son is similar to, but not the same as, that of the Father.
relating to the Homoiousians or their doctrine.
Origin of Homoiousian
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With what synthetical power he refuted the Homoiousian theory.Talkers
of or relating to the Homoiousians
Word Origin for Homoiousian
C18: from Late Greek homoiousios of like substance, from Greek homoio- like + ousia nature
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