septemvir

[sep-tem-ver]
noun, plural sep·tem·virs, sep·tem·vi·ri [sep-tem-vuh-rahy] /sɛpˈtɛm vəˌraɪ/.
  1. a member of a seven-man ruling body in ancient Rome.

Origin of septemvir

1750–60; singular of Latin septemvirī, equivalent to septem seven + virī, plural of vir man
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