from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Excessive veneration or worship of the Virgin Mary.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Worship of the Virgin Mary, especially to an excessive degree.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The worship of the Virgin Mary.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The worship or religious veneration of the Virgin Mary: used with the intention of implying that it is equivalent to or trenches upon the worship due to God only (latria).
Maria + -latry (Wiktionary)