Gnesio-Lutheran

noun
\ ¦nēzē(ˌ)ō + \

Definition of Gnesio-Lutheran

: a Lutheran extremist opposed to the moderation of Melanchthon

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History and Etymology for Gnesio-Lutheran

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

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“Gnesio-Lutheran.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Gnesio-Lutheran. Accessed 23 Jul. 2021.

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