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praetorian

prae·to·ri·an

praetorian

 
pronunciation:
pri to ri n
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of or pertaining to a praetor.
definition 2: (often cap.) of, relating to, or denoting a member of the bodyguard of a Roman emperor or commander.
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: (often cap.) a soldier who belonged to the bodyguard of an ancient Roman emperor or commander.
definition 2: a praetor or former praetor.