from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Arius A.D. 256?-336. Greek Christian theologian and founder of Arianism, a doctrine that led to his condemnation as a heretic.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of marine catfishes, giving name to the subfamily Ariinœ: synonymous with Galeichthys (which see). See cut under Ariinœ.
- n. A Latin termination frequent in zoölogical and botanical terms: sometimes used unchanged in English.
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- n. a Greek who was a Christian theologian active in Alexandria and who was declared a heretic for his doctrines about God (which came to be known as Arianism) (256?-336)
- n. type genus of the Ariidae: sea catfishes
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