exilarch

[ eg-zuh-lahrk, ek-suh- ]
/ ˈɛg zəˌlɑrk, ˈɛk sə- /
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noun

one of a line of hereditary rulers of the Jewish community in Babylonia from about the 2nd century a.d. to the beginning of the 11th century.

Nearby words

  1. exigently,
  2. exigible,
  3. exiguity,
  4. exiguous,
  5. exiguously,
  6. exile,
  7. exilic,
  8. eximious,
  9. exine,
  10. exist

Origin of exilarch

First recorded in 1890–95; exile + -arch

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