hierolatry

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

hiero- +‎ -latry

Noun[edit]

hierolatry (uncountable)

  1. The worship of saints
    • 1853, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, The Complete Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, page 825:
      Luther's obstinate adherence to the ubiquity the Body of Christ and his or rather its real presence in and with the bread was a sad furtherance to the advocates of Popish idolatry and hierolatry.