Meaning of Arian


Pronunciation: (âr'ē-un, ar'-), [key]
— adj.
  1. of or pertaining to Arius or Arianism.
  1. an adherent of Arianism.


Pronunciation: (âr'ē-un, ar'-), [key]
— adj., n.
  1. Aryan.


Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a suffix forming personal nouns corresponding to Latin adjectives ending in -ārius or English adjectives or nouns ending in(librarian; proletarian; Rotarian; seminarian; sexagenarian; veterinarian); subsequently productive in English with other Latinate stems, forming nouns denoting a person who supports, advocates, or practices a doctrine, theory, or set of principles associated with the base word: authoritarian; establishmentarian; totalitarian; vegetarian.
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