Definition of Aularian in English:

Aularian

Pronunciation /ɔːˈlɛːrɪən/

noun

  • At Oxford and Cambridge Universities: a member of a hall, as distinct from a college. Now only with reference to St Edmund Hall, Oxford.

adjective

  • (A) At Oxford and Cambridge Universities: relating to or characteristic of a hall, as distinct from a college; of or relating to such halls or their administration. In later use only with reference to St Edmund Hall, Oxford. (b) Occasionally more generally: of, relating to, or characteristic of a hall or halls, in various senses.

Origin

Late 17th century; earliest use found in Anthony Wood (1632–1695), antiquary. From post-classical Latin aularis of a university hall of residence + -an.