redeemer

[ri-dee-mer]
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Origin of redeemer

late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50; see origin at redeem, -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for redeemer

Redeemer

noun
  1. The Redeemer Jesus Christ as having brought redemption to mankind
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Word Origin and History for redeemer
n.

early 15c., agent noun from redeem. Originally in the Christian sense, "Savior of the world, Jesus Christ;" it replaced earlier redemptor.

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