[ mel-kahyt ]
/ ˈmɛl kaɪt /
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Words nearby Melchite
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How to use Melchite in a sentence
This proved to be the Melchite patriarch, for in those days Koptic priests practised medicine and cultivated other sciences.
A grandson of Menas, the brother of two martyrs for our glorious faith, married to a Melchite!
Melampus, the chief shipbuilder, was a Greek and a zealous Melchite, though he no longer dared to confess his creed openly.
And what business had a Melchite at Memphis, under the roof of a good Jacobite?
British Dictionary definitions for Melchite
/ (ˈmɛlkaɪt) Eastern Churches /
of or relating to the Uniat Greek Catholic Church in Syria, Egypt, and Israel
Word Origin for Melchite
C17: from Church Latin Melchīta, from Medieval Greek Melkhītēs, literally: royalist, from Syriac malkā king
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