noun Roman Catholic Theology.

the supreme worship, which may be offered to God only.

Compare dulia, hyperdulia.

Origin of latria

1350–1400; Middle English < Medieval Latin < Greek latreía service, worship, akin to látris hired servant; see -ia Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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RC Church theol the adoration that may be offered to God alone

Word Origin for latria

C16: via Latin from Greek latreia worship
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