monolatry

[muh-nol-uh-tree]

Origin of monolatry

First recorded in 1880–85; mono- + -latry
Related formsmo·nol·a·ter [muh-nol-uh-ter] /məˈnɒl ə tər/, mo·nol·a·trist, nounmo·nol·a·trous, adjective
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monolatry

noun
  1. the exclusive worship of one god without excluding the existence of others
Derived Formsmonolater (mɒˈnɒlətə) or monolatrist, nounmonolatrous, adjective
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