Definition of longitudinarian in English:

longitudinarian

noun

  • A person who seeks a method for determining terrestrial longitude. Now historical and rare.

adjective

  • Of or relating to terrestrial longitude or the means of determining it.

Origin

Late 17th century (in an earlier sense). From classical Latin longitūdin-, longitūdō longitude + -arian, after latitudinarian, latitudinarian.

Pronunciation

longitudinarian

/ˌlɒŋɡɪˌtjuːdɪˈnɛːrɪən//ˌlɒn(d)ʒɪˌtjuːdɪˈnɛːrɪən//ˌlɒŋɡɪˌtʃuːdɪˈnɛːrɪən/