duumvir

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin duo (two) + vir (man).

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Noun[edit]

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duumvir (plural duumvirs or duumviri)

  1. One of two persons jointly exercising the same office in Republican Rome.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin duo (two) + vir (man).

Noun[edit]

duumvir m (plural duumvirs)

  1. duumvir

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Latin[edit]

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Noun[edit]

duumvir m (genitive duumviri); second declension

  1. duumvir

Inflection[edit]

Second declension, nominative singular in -r.

Case Singular Plural
nominative duumvir duumvirī
genitive duumvirī duumvirōrum
dative duumvirō duumvirīs
accusative duumvirum duumvirōs
ablative duumvirō duumvirīs
vocative duumvir1 duumvirī

1May also be duumvire.

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References[edit]

  • duumvir in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • duumvir in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • duumvir” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • duumvir in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • duumvir in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin