[ne-stawr-ee-uh n, -stohr-] /nɛˈstɔr i ən, -ˈstoʊr-/
one of a sect of followers of who denied the hypostatic union and were represented as maintaining the existence of two distinct persons in Christ.
in Church history (mid-15c.), a follower of Nestorius (Latinized form of Nestor), 5c. patriarch of Constantinople, whose doctrine attributed distinct divine and human persons to Christ and was condemned as heresy. As an adjective from 1560s. Related: Nestorianism.
[ne-stawr-ee-uh s, -stohr-] /nɛˈstɔr i əs, -ˈstoʊr-/ noun 1. died a.d. 451? Syrian ecclesiastic: patriarch of Constantinople 428–431. /nɛˈstɔːrɪəs/ noun 1. died ?451 ad, Syrian churchman; patriarch of Constantinople (428–431); deposed for heresy by the Council of Ephesus
[nest] /nɛst/ noun 1. a pocketlike, usually more or less circular structure of twigs, grass, mud, etc., formed by a bird, often high in a tree, as a place in which to lay and incubate its eggs and rear its young; any protected place used by a bird for these purposes. 2. a place used […]
[net] /nɛt/ noun 1. a bag or other contrivance of strong thread or cord worked into an open, meshed fabric, for catching fish, birds, or other animals: a butterfly net. 2. a piece of meshed fabric designed to serve a specific purpose, as to divide a court in racket games or protect against insects: a […]
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