- of or belonging to a king.
- (of a professor in a British university) holding a chair founded by or dependent on the sovereign.
Origin of regius
Examples from the Web for regius
Historical Examples of regius
The board summoned the Regius Professor to attend before them.One Of Them
Charles James Lever
Henry also founded Regius professorships of Hebrew and Greek.Cambridge
Mildred Anna Rosalie Tuker
But "some day, of course, he'll have the regius professorship."Lady Connie
Mrs. Humphry Ward
She had been learning Latin not quite a fortnight, but she would have corrected the Regius Professor.The Celestial Omnibus and other Stories
E. M. Forster
A combination known as the Regius Company took over Paige's interest, but accomplished nothing.Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete
Albert Bigelow Paine