designating or of the second Frankish dynasty, founded ( 751) by Pepin the Short, son of Charles Martel
Origin of CarolingianMedieval Latin Carolingi, plural of Carolingus ; from Carolus, Charles + Germanic -ing, patronymic suffix + -ian
a member of this dynasty
- Of or relating to the Frankish dynasty that was founded by Pepin the Short in 751 and that lasted until 987 in France and 911 in Germany.
- Of or relating to the Carolingian Renaissance.
A member of the Carolingian dynasty.
Origin of CarolingianFrench Carolingien, alteration of Carlovingien, blend of Medieval Latin Carolus, Charles, and French Mérovingien, Merovingian.
(comparative more Carolingian, superlative most Carolingian)