Oxonian

noun

Ox·​o·​ni·​an äk-ˈsō-nē-ən How to pronounce Oxonian (audio)
1
: a native or resident of Oxford, England
2
: a student or graduate of Oxford University
Oxonian adjective

Word History

Etymology

Medieval Latin Oxonia Oxford

First Known Use

circa 1540, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of Oxonian was circa 1540

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Cite this Entry

“Oxonian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Oxonian. Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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