Definition of locum tenent in English:

locum tenent

(also locum tenant)

Pronunciation /ˌləʊkəm ˈtɛnənt/

See synonyms for locum tenent

noun

rare
  • A locum; = "locum tenens".

Origin

Late 15th century (in an earlier sense). Partly an alteration of lieutenant after post-classical Latin locum tenent-, locum tenens locum tenens.