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septemvir

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

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