Definition of monolatry in English:

monolatry

Syllabification: mo·nol·a·try
Pronunciation: /məˈnälətrē
 
/

noun

The worship of one god without denial of the existence of other gods.

Derivatives

monolater

noun

monolatrist

noun

monolatrous

adjective
More example sentences
  • The Chronicler's theology is monotheistic or at least strongly monolatrous: The gods of the people are idols, but Yahweh made the heavens.
  • The worship of other deities was quite frequent in preexilic times, but there was a monolatrous party already in those times.

Definition of monolatry in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day apposite
Pronunciation: ˈapəzit
adjective
apt in the circumstances or relation to something