Uniat definition

-ĭt, -āt
Of or relating to the Eastern Catholic churches.
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A member of an Eastern Catholic church.
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Alternative spelling of Uniate.
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Origin of uniat

  • Russian uniyat from Polish uniat the Union of Brest (1596), which established the churches from unija union from Late Latin ūniō union

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition