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septemvir

[sep-tem-ver] /sɛpˈtɛm vər/
noun, plural septemvirs, septemviri
[sep-tem-vuh-rahy] /sɛpˈtɛm vəˌraɪ/ (Show IPA)
1.
a member of a seven-man ruling body in ancient Rome.
Origin of septemvir
1750-1760
1750-60; singular of Latin septemvirī, equivalent to septem seven + virī, plural of vir man
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