HET'ERODOX, adjective [Gr. another, different, and opinion.]
1. In theology, heretical; contrary to the faith and doctrines of the true church; or more precisely, contrary to the real doctrines of the Scriptures; as a heterodox opinion; opposed to orthodox.
2. Repugnant to the doctrines or tenets of any established church.
3. Holding opinions repugnant to the doctrines of the Scriptures, as a heterodox divine; or holding opinions contrary to those of an established church.