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decemvir

de·cem·vir

decemvir

pronunciation:
dih sem vr
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: one of a council of ten members that drew up the first code of Roman laws in 450 B.C.
definition 2: one of any ten-member board, commission, or the like.
derivations: decemviral (adj.), decemvirate (n.)
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