praeses

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From praesideō.

Noun[edit]

praeses m (genitive praesidis); third declension

  1. sitting before ...
  2. protector, guard, guardian, defender
  3. head, chief, ruler

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative praeses praesidēs
genitive praesidis praesidum
dative praesidī praesidibus
accusative praesidem praesidēs
ablative praeside praesidibus
vocative praeses praesidēs

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • praeses in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • praeses in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “praeses”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • praeses” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • praeses in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • praeses in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin