"Melkite" meaning in English

Noun

Forms: Melkites [plural] IPA: /ˈmɛlkaɪt/ [US], /ˈmɛlkʌɪt/ [UK]
  1. A member of the Melkite Greek Catholic Church or its corresponding ethnoreligious group. Topics: Christianity, anthropology, ethnography, human-sciences, sciences Categories: Christianity, Ethnography
  2. An Eastern Christian who adhered to the doctrines agreed by the First Council of Ephesus and the Council of Chalcedon (originally as labelled by opponents); later, an Orthodox Christian using the Byzantine rite and part of the patriarchate of Antioch, Jerusalem or Alexandria, and ultimately forming the Melkite Greek Catholic Church. Tags: historical Topics: Christianity Categories: Christianity
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Synonyms: Melchite Translations (a member of the Melkite Greek Catholic Church or the ethnoreligious group): melchite [feminine, masculine] (French), melkite [feminine, masculine] (French), Melkite [masculine] (German), Melkitin [feminine] (German), melchita (Italian), melquita [feminine, masculine] (Portuguese) Translations (an Eastern Christian who adhered to the doctrines agreed by the Councils of Ephesus and Chalcedon): melchite [feminine, masculine] (French), melkite [feminine, masculine] (French), Melkite [masculine] (German), Melkitin [feminine] (German), melchita (Italian), melquita [feminine, masculine] (Portuguese)

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