Definition of leguleian in English:

leguleian

Pronunciation /lɛɡjʊˈliːən/

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adjective

derogatory, rare
  • Dealing in petty legal matters or relating to legal affairs of this kind; (more generally) engaging in petty quibbling.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in George Webbe (b. 1581), Church of Ireland bishop of Limerick. From classical Latin lēgulēius specialist in legal technicalities + -an.