latria definition

  • noun:
    • the highest as a type of veneration or worship, precisely fond of God alone
    • The highest particular worship, or that paid to Jesus; -- distinguished because of the Roman Catholics from dulia, or the inferior worship compensated to saints.
    • In Roman Catholic theology, a technical term for that supreme worship which can be allowed to be offered to God only: distinguished from dulia and hyperdulia.
    • the worship given to Jesus alone

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