Meaning of Mariolatry

Mar•i•ol•a•try

Pronunciation: (mâr"ē-ol'u-trē), [key]
— n.
  1. excessive (and proscribed) veneration of the Virgin Mary, esp. in forms appropriate to God.
  2. veneration of women.
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