plural noun (in ancient Rome)
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Example sentences from the Web for augustales
The Augustales referred to in the latter passage were a higher class of Exceptores.
Deputati.The first fifteen were called Deputati, the others were apparently known simply as Augustales.
Augustales, highest class of Exceptores (shorthand writers), 104 n, 110; xi.