An adherent of Nestorius, patriarch of Constantinople to
the fifth century, who has condemned as a heretic for maintaining that
the divine and the human natures were not merged into one nature in
Christ (who was God in man), and, hence, that it was improper to call
Mary the mother of Christ; also, one of the sect established by the
followers of Nestorius in Persia, india, and other Oriental countries,
and still in existence. opposed to Eutychian.
Of or relating to the Nestorians.
relating to, or resembling, Nestor, the aged warior and
counselor mentioned by Homer; hence, wise; experienced; aged; as,