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- n. The veneration of saints, distinguished from latria, the worship of God
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An inferior kind of veneration or worship, given to the angels and saints as the servants of God.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An inferior kind of worship paid to saints and angels in the Roman Catholic Church. Also duly, doulia.
From Latin dulia, from Ancient Greek δουλεία (douleia, "slavery"), from δοῦλος (doulos, "slave"). (Wiktionary)