Melkite

Definitions of Melkite
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n an eastern Christian in Egypt or Syria who adheres to the Orthodox faith as defined by the council of Chalcedon in 451 and as accepted by the Byzantine emperor

Synonyms:
Melchite
Type of:
Christian
a religious person who believes Jesus is the Christ and who is a member of a Christian denomination

n an Orthodox Christian or Uniate Christian belonging to the patriarchate of Alexandria or Antioch or Jerusalem

Synonyms:
Melchite
Type of:
Christian
a religious person who believes Jesus is the Christ and who is a member of a Christian denomination

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