leguleius etymology

Latin word leguleius comes from Latin legem, Latin -uleius

Detailed word origin of leguleius

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
legem Latin (lat)
-uleius Latin (lat) Forms nomina gentilicia. Forms pejorative adjectives and substantives from verbs and nouns.
leguleius Latin (lat) A pettifogger, a pettifogging lawyer.

Words with the same origin as leguleius

Descendants of legem
leges lex
Descendants of -uleius
Aurunculeius Canuleius locutuleia secutuleia