Charles Buck Theological Dictionary
A branch of Arians in the reign of Constantine, who held that there was no difference between bishops and priests; a doctrine maintained by many modern divines, particularly of the Presbyterian and reformed churches. The sect received its denomination from Aerius, who founded his doctrine on 1 Timothy 4:14 .
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Buck, Charles. Entry for 'Aerians'. Charles Buck Theological Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/cbd/a/aerians.html. 1802.