Monophysite

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From Medieval Latin monophysita, from Byzantine Ancient Greek μονοφυσίτης (monophusítēs), from μόνος (mónos, single) + φύσις (phúsis, nature).

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  • IPA(key): /məˈnɒfɪsaɪt/

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Monophysite (plural Monophysites)

  1. (Christianity) A member of an early Christian sect which held that Jesus Christ has one nature, as opposed to the orthodox view that Christ has two natures, both fully man and fully God, and is co-eternal and co-substantial with the Father.

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