Definition of Erastus in English:

Erastus

proper noun

  • (1524–83), Swiss theologian and physician; Swiss name Thomas Lieber; also Liebler or Lüber. Professor of medicine at Heidelberg from 1558, he opposed the imposition of a Calvinistic system of Church government in the city. The doctrine of Erastianism was later wrongly attributed to him.

Pronunciation:

Erastus

/ɪˈrastəs/