Lutheran


1Lu·ther·an

noun \ˈlü-th(ə-)rən\

: a member of one of the Protestant churches that follow the teachings of Martin Luther

Full Definition of LUTHERAN

:  a member of a Lutheran church

First Known Use of LUTHERAN

1521

2Lutheran

adjective

Definition of LUTHERAN

1
:  of or relating to religious doctrines (as justification by faith alone) developed by Martin Luther or his followers
2
:  of or relating to the Protestant churches adhering to Lutheran doctrines, liturgy, and polity
Lu·ther·an·ism \-rə-ˌni-zəm\ noun

First Known Use of LUTHERAN

1530

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