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Lutheran

noun Lu·ther·an \ ˈlü-th(ə-)rən \

Definition of Lutheran

: a member of a Lutheran church

First Known Use of lutheran

1521

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Lutheran

adjective

Definition of Lutheran

1 : of or relating to religious doctrines (such 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

Lutheranism

play \ˈlü-th(ə-)rə-ˌni-zəm\ noun

First Known Use of lutheran

1530

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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Definition of Lutheran for English Language Learners

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


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