AskDefine | Define Arian

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  1. A practioner of Arianism.
  2. A disciple of the Egyptian monk Arius.
  3. heresy.
  4. A person born under the sign of Aries

Adjective

  1. Of or pertaining to Arianism
  2. Resembling or possessing similarity to Arianism and its doctrines.
  3. heretical.

Extensive Definition

Arian may refer to:
Arian is also a (near-)homonym of:
  • Ariane (rocket), a series of space vehicles
  • the French spelling of Ariadne, a character in Greek mythology
  • Arrian, Greek historian
  • Aryan, a term associated with the Proto-Indo-Irananians
Arian in German: Arian
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