Polytheism


Polytheism
Polytheism Pol"y*the*ism, n. [Poly- + Gr. ? cf. F. polyth['e]isme.] The doctrine of, or belief in, a plurality of gods. [1913 Webster]

In the Old Testament, the gradual development of polytheism from the primitive monotheism may be learned. --Shaff-Herzog. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.