noun, plural pri·mus·es. (often initial capital letter)
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primus inter pares
noun, plural pri·mi in·ter pa·res [pree-mee in-ter pah-res; English prahy-mee in-ter pair-eez pree-] /ˈpri mi ˈɪn tɛr ˈpɑ rɛs; English ˈpraɪ mi ˈɪn tər ˈpɛər iz ˈpri-/ Latin.
Examples from the Web for primus
As long as the United States was the economic primus inter pares, those arguments were hard to gainsay.
This earliest report of our journey was deposited in a brass tube which had formed the cylinder of the airpump of our “Primus.”Farthest North|Fridtjof Nansen
Primus had made his torches long; it would be an hour before they could burn down sufficiently to endanger the boat.East Angels|Constance Fenimore Woolson
Primus Truber, a Lutheran minister, who gave the first edition of the Vandalie scriptures, died.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell