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 & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.