- Knight Templar
- [t-] a barrister or law student of the Temple in London
Origin of TemplarMiddle English templer from Old French templier from Medieval Latin templarius from Classical Latin templum: see temple: so named from having quarters near the site of Solomon's Temple in Jerusalem
Origin of TemplarMiddle English templer from Anglo-Norman from Medieval Latin templārius from Latin templum temple ; see temple 1.
- (law, UK) A barrister having chambers in the Inner Temple or Middle Temple
(comparative more templar, superlative most templar)
- (obsolete) Of or relating to a temple.
- Solitary, family, and templar devotion. "” Coleridge.
- One of the Knights Templar
From Old French templier, from Medieval Latin templarius, from Latin templum (“temple").