Etymology
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geolatry (n.)
"earth-worship," 1860, from geo- + -latry "worship of." Related: Geolater.
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astrolatry (n.)
"worship of heavenly bodies," 1670s; see astro- "star" + -latry "worship of."
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symbololatry (n.)
"worship of symbols," 1828, from combining form of symbol + -latry "worship of."
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logolatry (n.)
"worship of words," 1810 (Coleridge), from logo- + -latry "worship of."
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hagiolatry (n.)
"worship of saints," 1798, from hagio- + -latry "worship of." Related: Hagiolatrous.
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litholatry (n.)
"worship of a rock or rocks," 1868, from litho- "rock" + -latry "worship of." Related: Litholater.
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autolatry (n.)
"self-worship," 1620s (in Latinate form autolatria), from auto- "self" + -latry "worship of."
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angelolatry (n.)
"worship of angels," 1847, from angel + -latry "worship of," with connective -o-.
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idiolatry (n.)
"self-worship," 1620s, from idio- "self" + -latry "worship of." Related: Idiolater; idiolatrous.
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bardolatry (n.)
"worship of Shakespeare" (the "Bard of Avon" since 1789), 1901, from bard + -latry "worship of," with connective -o-.
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