miaphysite

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek μία (mía, one) + φύσις (phúsis, nature, substance).

Adjective[edit]

miaphysite (not comparable)

  1. (theology) Of or pertaining to Miaphysitism; maintaining that Christ had a single, though composite, nature.
    • 2009, Diarmaid MacCulloch, A History of Christianity, Penguin 2010, p. 233:
      The leaders of the Miaphysite cause across the empire still loudly proclaimed their loyalty to the imperial throne, and there is no reason to doubt that most were sincere.