regius

regius

[ree-jee-uhs, -juhs]
adjective
1.
of or belonging to a king.
2.
(of a professor in a British university) holding a chair founded by or dependent on the sovereign.

Origin:
< Latin rēgius worthy of or belonging to a king, royal, equivalent to rēg- (stem of rēx) king + -ius adj. suffix

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