Definition of latria in English:


Line breaks: la¦tria
Pronunciation: /ləˈtrʌɪə
, ˈlatrɪə


[mass noun]
  • (In the Roman Catholic Church) supreme worship allowed to God alone. Compare with dulia.
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    • He began that first night by discussing a single Latin word he had written on the blackboard: latria, worship.
    • Only God is to be given latria.


early 16th century: from late Latin, from Greek latreia 'worship', from latreuein 'serve'.

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