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Templar

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noun Tem·plar \ˈtem-plər\

Definition of Templar

  1. 1 :  a knight of a religious military order established in the early 12th century in Jerusalem for the protection of pilgrims and the Holy Sepulcher

  2. 2 :  knight templar 2



Origin of templar

Middle English templer, from Anglo-French, from Medieval Latin templarius, from Latin templum temple


First Known Use: 13th century


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