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Augustales

[ aw-guh-stey-leez ]
/ ˌɔ gəˈsteɪ liz /
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plural noun (in ancient Rome)

local officials, usually freedmen, appointed in various towns for the worship of deified emperors.

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Origin of Augustales

<Latin, plural of Augustālis.See Augustus, -al1
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