1) fitted or able to take or choose a thing
2) schismatic, factious, a follower of a false doctrine
Part of Speech: adjective
Citing in TDNT: 1:184, 27
From the same as G140; a schismatic. ("heretic" is the Greek word itself.): - heretic [the Greekord itself].
These two sites give similar information, with the definition from several dictionaries and statistics on the use of the word.
Perseus Digital Library
University of Chicago's Logion lexicon
Thayer's dictionary plus other information.
From this site's dictionary (in Italian)
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