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Romanist

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noun Ro·man·ist \-nist\

Definition of Romanist

  1. 1 often offensive :  roman catholic

  2. 2 :  a specialist in the language, culture, or law of ancient Rome

Romanist

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Romanistic

play \ˌrō-mə-ˈnis-tik\ adjective


1523

First Known Use of romanist

1523


Law Dictionary

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Romanist

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noun Ro·man·ist \ˈrō-mə-nist\

Legal Definition of Romanist

  1. :  a specialist in the law of ancient Rome




2

Romanist

adjective Ro·man·ist

Legal Definition of Romanist

  1. :  of or relating to the law of ancient Rome <Romanist tradition>




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