decemvir

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin decem, "ten", and vir, "man".

Noun[edit]

decemvir (plural decemvirs or decemviri)

  1. One of a body of ten magistrates in ancient Rome.
  2. A member of any body of ten men in authority.

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Noun[edit]

decemvir m (genitive decemviri); second declension

  1. decemvir

Inflection[edit]

Second declension, nominative singular in -er.

Number Singular Plural
nominative decemvir decemvirī
genitive decemvirī decemvirōrum
dative decemvirō decemvirīs
accusative decemvirum decemvirōs
ablative decemvirō decemvirīs
vocative decemvir
decemvire
decemvirī

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