Meaning of UNIATE in English

UNIATE

n.

Variant: or Uni · at

Pronunciation: ' yü-n ē - ˌ at, ' ü-

Function: noun

Etymology: Ukrainian uniat, uniyat one in favor of the union of the Greek and Roman Catholic churches, from uniya union, from Polish unija, from Late Latin unio ― more at UNION

Date: 1833

: a Christian of a church adhering to an Eastern rite and discipline but submitting to papal authority

– Uniate adjective

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