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From Old French idolatrie, ydolatrie, from Late Latin īdōlatrīa, from ecclesiastical Latin īdōlolatrīa, from Ancient Greek εἰδωλολατρία (eidōlolatria), worship of idols), back-formation from εἰδωλολάτρης (eidōlolatrēs) (īdōlatra in Latin), from εἴδωλον (eidōlon), idol) + λάτρις (latris), worshipper) or λατρεύω (latreuō), I worship), from λάτρον (latron), payment); cognate with modern French idolâtrie, Italian idolatria, Occitan ydolatria, and Spanish idolatria.

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  • enPR: ī-dŏl'ə-trē

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Idolatry

Plural
idolatries

Idolatry (plural idolatries)
  1. The worship of idols.
  2. The admiration of somebody or something.

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