Romanist

noun
Ro·​man·​ist | \ ˈrō-mə-nist How to pronounce Romanist (audio) \

Definition of Romanist

1 often offensive : roman catholic
2 : a specialist in the language, culture, or law of ancient Rome

Other Words from Romanist

Romanist or Romanistic \ ˌrō-​mə-​ˈni-​stik How to pronounce Romanistic (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of Romanist

1534, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Romanist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Romanist. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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Romanist

noun
Ro·​man·​ist | \ ˈrō-mə-nist How to pronounce Romanist (audio) \

Legal Definition of Romanist

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a specialist in the law of ancient Rome

Romanist

adjective

Legal Definition of Romanist (Entry 2 of 2)

: of or relating to the law of ancient Rome Romanist tradition

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