proconsul

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From Latin prōcōnsul.

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proconsul (plural proconsuls)

  1. (in ancient Rome) A magistrate who served as a consul and then as the governor of a province

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proconsul m (plural proconsuls, feminine proconsule)

  1. proconsul

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From prō + cōnsul.

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prōcōnsul m (genitive prōcōnsulis); third declension

  1. proconsul; a man who became governor of a province or a military commander following a term as consul
  2. an ex-praetor made governor of a small province
  3. a governor in one of the provinces of the Roman Senate

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Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative procōnsul procōnsulēs
genitive procōnsulis procōnsulum
dative procōnsulī procōnsulibus
accusative procōnsulem procōnsulēs
ablative procōnsule procōnsulibus
vocative procōnsul procōnsulēs

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References[edit]

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