Definition for AR'TO-TY-RITE

AR'TO-TY-RITE, n. [of Gr. αρτος, bread, and τυρος, cheese.]

One of a sect of heretics, in the primitive church, who celebrated the eucharist with bread and cheese, alledging that the first oblations of men were not only the fruit of the earth, but of their flocks. They admitted females to the priesthood and episcopacy. – Encyc.

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