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a combining form occurring in loanwords from Greek meaning “worship” (idolatry); on this model, used in the formation of compound words (bardolatry).
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British Dictionary definitions for -latry
n combining form
indicating worship of or excessive veneration ofidolatry; Mariolatry
Derived forms of -latry-latrous, adj combining form
Word Origin for -latry
from Greek -latria, from latreia worship
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