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Etymology Edit

From Ancient Greek ὁμοιούσιος (homoioúsios), from ὅμοιος (hómoios, like, similar) + οὐσίᾱ (ousíā, essence).

Pronunciation Edit

  • IPA(key): /hɒmɔɪˈuːzɪən/

Adjective Edit

homoiousian (not comparable)

  1. having a similar but not identical essence, especially with reference to the first and second persons of the Trinity

Noun Edit

homoiousian (plural homoiousians)

  1. (historical) One of the Semi-Arians of the 4th century who held that the Son was of like, but not the same, essence or substance with the Father.

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