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Noun: Arius  u'rI-us
  1. Type genus of the Ariidae: sea catfishes
    - genus Arius
     
  2. A Greek who was a Christian theologian active in Alexandria and who was declared a heretic for his doctrines about God (which came to be known as Arianism) (256?-336)

Type of: fish genus, theologian, theologiser [Brit], theologist, theologizer

Part of: Ariidae, family Ariidae

Encyclopedia: Arius