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 History of this Word

"latry" is from "latreia" (service or worship) %Gr%

Notes

In this sense, it is a word added to another word to form a new word.

More words with this suffix,
iconolatry
anthropolatry
bibliolatry
zoolatry

Words related to this meaning

grammar is modifier

"-latry" is a type of suffix

Definition

A word ending that indicates worship. Created by people to expand meaning of words. Can be added to the end of many words.

Examples of how the word is used

-latry illustration He immediately completed the work of purging all the remnants of idolatry.
-latry illustration Heliolatry is very ancient in India.