Definition of meretrician in English:

meretrician

noun

rare
  • A harlot. Now archaic.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Richard Brathwait (?1588–1673), poet and writer. From classical Latin meretrīcius + -an; compare -ician. Compare Middle French meretriciien, adjective.

Pronunciation

meretrician

/ˌmɛrɪˈtrɪʃn/