Cantabrigian

noun
Can·​ta·​brig·​i·​an | \ ˌkan-tə-ˈbri-j(ē-)ən How to pronounce Cantabrigian (audio) \

Definition of Cantabrigian

1 : a student or graduate of Cambridge University
2 : a native or resident of Cambridge, Massachusetts

Other Words from Cantabrigian

Cantabrigian adjective

First Known Use of Cantabrigian

circa 1540, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Cantabrigian

Medieval Latin Cantabrigia Cambridge

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about Cantabrigian

Time Traveler for Cantabrigian

Time Traveler

The first known use of Cantabrigian was circa 1540

See more words from the same year

Statistics for Cantabrigian

Cite this Entry

“Cantabrigian.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Cantabrigian. Accessed 22 January 2020.

More from Merriam-Webster on Cantabrigian

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with Cantabrigian

Comments on Cantabrigian

What made you want to look up Cantabrigian? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to help to grow, develop, or succeed

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Intact Latin Quiz

  • roman tablet
  • What did focus mean in Latin?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Dictionary Devil

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!