titular

[ tich-uh-ler, tit-yuh- ]
/ ˈtɪtʃ ə lər, ˈtɪt yə- /

adjective

noun

Origin of titular

1585–95; < Latin titul(us) title + -ar1
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British Dictionary definitions for titular

titular

titulary (ˈtɪtjʊlərɪ)

/ (ˈtɪtjʊlə) /

adjective

noun plural -lars or -laries

the bearer of a title
the bearer of a nominal office
Derived Formstitularly, adverb

Word Origin for titular

C18: from French titulaire, from Latin titulus title
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Word Origin and History for titular

titular


adj.

1590s, perhaps by influence of Middle French titulaire, from Latin titulus (see title).

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