Meaning of Erastus

E•ras•tus

Pronunciation: (i-ras'tus Ger. ā&wdspcräs't&oobreves), [key]
— n.
  1. 1524–83, Swiss-German theologian.
  2. a male given name: from a Greek word meaning “lovable.”
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