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heresimach

[huh-ree-zuh-mak, -suh-, her-uh-suh-] /həˈri zəˌmæk, -sə-, ˈhɛr ə sə-/
noun
1.
a person engaged in combating heresy and heretics.
Origin
1815-1825
1815-25; < Late Greek hairesimáchos, equivalent to Greek haíresi(s) heresy + mách(ē) quarrel, battle (see -machy) + -os noun suffix
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