novus homo

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Noun[edit]

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novus homō m ‎(genitive novī hominis); third declension

  1. new man
  2. (ancient Rome) the first person from a family to serve in the senate, or to be a consul
  3. an upstart, nouveau riche, new money

References[edit]

  • novus homo in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers