Artotyrite

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Artotyrite (Eccl. Hist) One of a sect in the primitive church, who celebrated the Lord's Supper with bread and cheese, alleging that the first oblations of men not only of the fruit of the earth, but of their flocks. [Gen. iv. 3, 4.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n artotyrite One of a sect in the primitive church who used bread and cheese in the eucharist, alleging that the first oblations of man were the fruits of the earth and the produce of their flocks. They admitted women to the priesthood and to the episcopate.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
LL. Artotyritae, pl., fr. Gr. bread + cheese

Usage

In literature:

The Montanists had been propagated into Tascodrugites, Pepuzians, Artotyrites, and Quartodecimans.
"An Essay on the Development of Christian Doctrine" by John Henry Cardinal Newman
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