parliamentarian

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Etymology[edit]

parliamentary +‎ -an

Noun[edit]

parliamentarian (plural parliamentarians)

  1. A member of a parliament, congress or an elected national legislative body of another name.
  2. A person well-versed in parliamentary procedure.
  3. An officer in most legislative bodies charged with being well-versed in the parliamentary rules of that legislative house, and whose rulings are taken as authoritative, to be appealed only to the whole of the house itself under special rules.

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Adjective[edit]

parliamentarian (comparative more parliamentarian, superlative most parliamentarian)

  1. Of or relating to parliament.
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