Probole

(3 syl.), as applied to Jesus Christ, is this: that He was divine only because He was divinely begotten; in fact, He was a shoot of the divine stem. This heterodox notion was combated by Irenæus, but was subsequently revived by Montanus and Tertullian. The word is properly applied to the process of a bone- that is, a bone growing out of a normal bone. (Greek, pro-ballo.)

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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