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From physio- +‎ -latry.


physiolatry (usually uncountable, plural physiolatries)

  1. The worship of the powers or agencies of nature; materialism in religion.
    • M. Williams
      the physiolatry of the Vedas

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.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 physiolatry in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)