noun \¦nēzē(ˌ)ō +\

Definition of Gnesio–Lutheran

  1. :  a Lutheran extremist opposed to the moderation of Melanchthon

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Origin and Etymology of gnesio–lutheran

Greek gnēsios genuine, born in wedlock + English lutheran; akin to Greek genos race, kin — more at kin

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