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 p. 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.