Definitions for erasmusɪˈræz məs
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Desiderius, 1466?–1536, Dutch humanist, scholar, and theologian.
Erasmus, Desiderius Erasmus, Gerhard Gerhards, Geert Geerts(noun)
Dutch humanist and theologian who was the leading Renaissance scholar of northern Europe; although his criticisms of the Roman Catholic Church led to the Reformation, he opposed violence and condemned Martin Luther (1466-1536)
Desiderius Erasmus, a Dutch humanist and theologian.
, rare in English.
Origin: Form , ἐράσμιος; name of an early Christian martyr.
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