Carolingian

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

An eponym from Charles Martel, Frankish statesman and grandfather of Charlemagne. Reshaping of earlier Carlovingian.

Adjective[edit]

Carolingian (comparative more Carolingian, superlative most Carolingian)

  1. Of or pertaining to the dynasty that ruled parts of western Europe from the 7th to the 9th centuries.
  2. A style of script: Carolingian minuscule

Translations[edit]

Noun[edit]

Carolingian (plural Carolingians)

  1. Any member of a Frankish noble family with its origins in the Arnulfing and Pippinid clans of the seventh century.

Translations[edit]

Anagrams[edit]