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[hoh-moi-oo-see-uh n, -ou-] /ˌhoʊ mɔɪˈu si ən, -ˈaʊ-/

a member of a 4th-century a.d. church party that maintained that the essence of the Son is similar to, but not the same as, that of the Father.
relating to the Homoiousians or their doctrine.
/ˌhəʊmɔɪˈuːsɪən; -ˈaʊ-; ˌhɒm-/
a Christian who believes that the Son is of like (and not identical) substance with the Father Compare Homoousian
of or relating to the Homoiousians

1680s, from Greek homoiousios “of the same essence,” from homos “one and the same” (see homo- (1)) + ousia “essence” (see Parousia).


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