hagiolater

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From hagio- +‎ -later.

Noun[edit]

hagiolater (plural hagiolaters)

  1. One who practices hagiolatry (the worship of saints).
    • 2007, Norman Lebrecht, The life and death of classical music[1], page 55:
      A younger hagiolater, Karl Heinz Ruppel, wrote of Karajan as an epic hero in much the same terms as Bernstein had spoken of Mahler.