regius professor


re·​gius professor ˈrē-j(ē-)əs- How to pronounce regius professor (audio)
: a holder of a professorship founded by royal subsidy at a British university

Examples of regius professor in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Kristian Skrede Gleditsch is regius professor of political science at the University of Essex and a research associate at the Peace Research Institute Oslo. Washington Post, 28 Feb. 2018

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Word History


New Latin, royal professor

First Known Use

1609, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of regius professor was in 1609

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“Regius professor.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2023.

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