πρωτοστάτης

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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From πρωτο- (prōto-, first) + ἵστημι (hístēmi, to stand).

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πρωτοστάτης (prōtostátēs) (genitive πρωτοστάτου) m, first declension

  1. one who stands first, especially the first man on the right of the line; right-hand man
    1. (in the plural) the front-rank men
    2. the lochagos
    3. man in the uneven rows in a lochos, as opposed to the epistates
  2. (metaphoric) the chief or leader of a party

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek πρωτοστάτης (prōtostátēs, man on the right-hand side of a rank)

Noun[edit]

πρωτοστάτης (protostátism (plural πρωτοστάτες)

  1. ringleader, prime mover

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