Nestorian

[ ne-stawr-ee-uhn, -stohr- ]
/ nɛˈstɔr i ən, -ˈstoʊr- /

noun

one of a sect of followers of Nestorius who denied the hypostatic union and were represented as maintaining the existence of two distinct persons in Christ.

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Origin of Nestorian

First recorded in 1400–50; late Middle English word from Late Latin word Nestoriānus.See Nestorius, -an

OTHER WORDS FROM Nestorian

Nes·to·ri·an·ism, noun
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