1483-1546; Ger. theologian
of the Bible: leader of the Protestant Reformation in Germany
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Word origin of 'Luther'
Ger < OHG Chlothar, Hludher
< Gmc base *hluda-
, famous (akin to loud
) + OHG hari
, army, host: hence, lit., famous fighter