heresimach

[ huh-ree-zuh-mak, -suh-, her-uh-suh- ]

noun
  1. a person engaged in combating heresy and heretics.

Origin of heresimach

1
1815–25; <Late Greek hairesimáchos, equivalent to Greek haíresi(s) heresy + mách(ē) quarrel, battle (see -machy) + -os noun suffix

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