or The·o·to·cos

[ thee-uh-tok-uh s ]
/ ˌθi əˈtɒk əs /


a title of the Virgin Mary as the Mother of the incarnate Son of God.

Origin of Theotokos

1870–75; < Late Greek Theotókos, equivalent to theo- theo- + -tokos giving birth to Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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