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From Late Latin Artotyritae, plural, from Ancient Greek ἄρτος (ártos, loaf) + τυρός (turós, cheese).


Artotyrite (plural Artotyrites)

  1. (historical, religion) One of a sect in the primitive church who celebrated the Lord's Supper with bread and cheese, alleging that the first oblations of men were not only of the fruit of the earth, but of their flocks.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for Artotyrite in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)