parliamentarian


par·lia·men·tar·i·an

noun \ˌpär-lə-ˌmen-ˈter-ē-ən, -mən- also ˌpärl-yə-\

: a member of a parliament; especially : a member who knows a lot about the way things are done in a parliament

Full Definition of PARLIAMENTARIAN

1
often capitalized :  an adherent of the parliament in opposition to the king during the English Civil War
2
:  an expert in the rules and usages of a deliberative assembly (as a parliament)
3
:  a member of a parliament

First Known Use of PARLIAMENTARIAN

1644

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