Definition of parthenolatry in English:

parthenolatry

noun

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  • Worship of the Virgin Mary; the worship of virgins collectively.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772–1834), poet, critic, and philosopher. From partheno- + -latry.

Pronunciation

parthenolatry

/pɑːθɪˈnɒlətri//pɑːθəˈnɒlətri/