Definition of megalomartyr in English:

megalomartyr

Pronunciation /ˌmɛɡələ(ʊ)ˈmɑːtə/ /ˌmɛɡ(ə)lə(ʊ)ˈmɑːtə/

noun

Christian Church
  • A martyr to whom particular veneration is given.

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in Alban Butler (1709–1773), Roman Catholic priest and hagiographer. From Byzantine Greek μεγαλόμαρτυρ-, μεγαλόμαρτυς from ancient Greek μεγαλο- + Hellenistic Greek μάρτυρ.