proconsul

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From Latin prōcōnsul.

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proconsul (plural proconsuls)

  1. (in ancient Rome) A magistrate who served as a consul and then as the governor of a province

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From prō + cōnsul.

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prōcōnsul m (genitive prōcōnsulis); third declension

  1. proconsul; a man who became governor of a province or a military commander following a term as consul
  2. an ex-praetor made governor of a small province
  3. a governor in on of the provinces of the Roman Senate

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Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative procōnsul procōnsulēs
genitive procōnsulis procōnsulum
dative procōnsulī procōnsulibus
accusative procōnsulem procōnsulēs
ablative procōnsule procōnsulibus
vocative procōnsul procōnsulēs

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References[edit]

  • proconsul” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.