Ar`to*ty"rite (#), n. [LL. Artotyritae, pl., fr. Gr. bread + cheese.] Eccl. Hist.

One of a sect in the primitive church, who celebrated the Lord's Supper with bread and cheese, alleging that the first oblations of men not only of the fruit of the earth, but of their flocks. [Gen. iv. 3, 4.]

 

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