Etymology
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Uniate

"pertaining to an Eastern Christian church that acknowledges the supremacy of the Pope," 1833, from Russian uniyat, from unia "unity, union," from Latin unus "one" (from PIE root *oi-no- "one, unique").

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Definitions of Uniate
1
Uniate (n.)
a member of the Uniat Church;
Synonyms: Uniat / Uniate Christian
2
Uniate (adj.)
of or relating to former Eastern Christian or Orthodox churches that have been received under the jurisdiction of the Church of Rome but retain their own rituals and practices and canon law;
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