- Lutheran [lo͞o′thərən]adj.1. of Martin Luther2. of his doctrines, esp. justification by faith3. designating or of the Protestant denomination founded by Luthern.any member of a Lutheran ChurchLutheranismn.
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Lutheran — ► NOUN 1) a follower of the German protestant theologian Martin Luther (1483 1546). 2) a member of the Lutheran Church. ► ADJECTIVE 1) of or characterized by the theology of Martin Luther. 2) relating to the Lutheran Church. DERIVATIVES… … English terms dictionary
Lutheran — Lu ther*an, a. (Eccl. Hist.) Of or pertaining to Luther; adhering to the doctrines of Luther or the Lutheran Church. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
Lutheran — Lu ther*an, n. (Eccl. Hist.) One who accepts or adheres to the doctrines of Luther or the Lutheran Church. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
Lutheran — 1521, from name of German religious reformer Martin Luther (1483 1546); used by Catholics 16c. in reference to all Protestants, regardless of sect. Related: Lutheranism … Etymology dictionary
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Lutheran — UK [ˈluːθərən] / US [ˈluθərən] noun [countable] Word forms Lutheran : singular Lutheran plural Lutherans a member of a Christian religious group formed in Germany in the 16th century and still active in parts of the world Derived word: Lutheran… … English dictionary
Lutheran — I. noun Date: 1521 a member of a Lutheran church II. adjective Date: 1530 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 … New Collegiate Dictionary
Lutheran — 1. adjective Of the Lutheran church, as opposed to a Catholic church. A Lutheran understanding of the Lords Supper is not the same as that of other denominations. 2. noun A member of any of the Christian churches of which identify with the… … Wiktionary
Lutheran — noun a follower of the German protestant theologian Martin Luther (1483–1546). ↘a member of the Lutheran Church. adjective of or characterized by the theology of Martin Luther. ↘relating to the Lutheran Church. Derivatives Lutheranism noun … English new terms dictionary
Lutheran — Lutheranism, Lutherism, n. /looh theuhr euhn/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to Luther, adhering to his doctrines, or belonging to one of the Protestant churches that bear his name. n. 2. a follower of Luther or an adherent of his doctrines; a member… … Universalium