professor ordinarius

professor or·​di·​nar·​i·​us | \ -ˌȯ(r)dᵊnˈa(a)rēəs \

Definition of professor ordinarius

: a professor of the highest rank at a German university : the occupant of a chair with control over the teaching of a subject and a share in the government of the university

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History and Etymology for professor ordinarius

New Latin, literally, regular professor

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“Professor ordinarius.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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