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epulo

[ep-yuh-loh; Latin ep-oo-loh]
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noun, plural ep·u·lo·nes [ep-yuh-loh-neez; Latin ep-oo-loh-nes] /ˌɛp yəˈloʊ niz; Latin ˌɛp ʊˈloʊ nɛs/.
  1. (in ancient Rome) a member of a body of priests who performed sacred rites during sacrificial banquets in honor of the gods.

Origin of epulo

From the Latin word epulō orig., banqueter, diner
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