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ɪˈræz məsEras·mus

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  1. 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)


  1. Erasmus(ProperNoun)

    Desiderius Erasmus, a Dutch humanist and theologian.

    Etymology: Form , ἐράσμιος; name of an early Christian martyr.

  2. Erasmus(ProperNoun)

    Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus, a Dutch humanist and theologian.

    Etymology: From Medieval Latin Erasmus.

  3. Erasmus(ProperNoun)

    A male given name from Ancient Greek, rare in English.

    Etymology: From Medieval Latin Erasmus.

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  1. masseur

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  3. assumer

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Erasmus in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Erasmus in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Erasmus in a Sentence

  1. President Ramaphosa:

    If we were about to hold an election, I have no doubt the entire rugby team ... they would have won the election, and Siya Kolisi would have been the president. And Rassie Erasmus would have been the minister of finance. So, its good that we dont have an election and I dont have to compete with Siya Kolisi right now.

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