heresimach

noun
he·​re·​si·​mach | \ həˈrēzəˌmak, heˈ-, -rēsə-; ˈherəsēˌ- \
plural -s

Definition of heresimach

: an active opponent of heresy and heretics

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History and Etymology for heresimach

Late Greek hairesimachos, from hairesis heresy + Greek -machos (from machesthai to fight)

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“Heresimach.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/heresimach. Accessed 31 Jul. 2021.

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