οἰκονόμος

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From οἶκος (oîkos, house, home, estate) + νόμος (nómos, law, rule, authority).

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οἰκονόμος (oikonómosm (genitive οἰκονόμου); second declension

  1. one who manages a household, the master of the house
  2. a steward of an estate
  3. a manager, administrator
  4. superintendent of the public finances, the treasurer of a city
  5. (biblical, Christianity) the apostles and other Christian teachers and bishops and overseers

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