Maronite



[mar-uh-nahyt] /ˈmær əˌnaɪt/

noun
1.
a member of a body of Uniates living chiefly in Lebanon, who maintain a Syriac liturgy and a married clergy, and who are governed by the patriarch of Antioch.
/ˈmærəˌnaɪt/
noun
1.
(Christianity) a member of a body of Uniats of Syrian origin, now living chiefly in Lebanon

1510s, from Late Latin Maronita, from Maron, name of the founder. A sect of Syrian Christians (4c.), originally Monothelites, subsequently (1216) united with the Catholic Church.

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