[ pree-pos-ter ]

  1. a senior student at an English public school who is given authority over other students.

Origin of praepostor

From the Medieval Latin word praepositor, dating back to 1510–20. See prae-, posit, -tor

Other words from praepostor

  • prae·pos·to·ri·al [pree-po-stawr-ee-uhl, -stohr-], /ˌpri pɒˈstɔr i əl, -ˈstoʊr-/, adjective

Words Nearby praepostor Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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