Origin of CarolingianMedieval Latin Carolingi, plural of Carolingus from Carolus, Charles + Germanic -ing, patronymic suffix + -ian
- 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.
Origin of CarolingianFrench Carolingien alteration of Carlovingien blend of Medieval Latin Carolus Charles and French Mérovingien Merovingian
(comparative more Carolingian, superlative most Carolingian)