- 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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Septemvir, sep-tem′vir, n. one of a board of seven men associated for certain duties.