collegium


col·le·gi·um

noun \kə-ˈle-gē-əm, -ˈlā-\
plural -gia \-gē-ə\ or col·le·giums

Definition of COLLEGIUM

:  a group in which each member has approximately equal power and authority

Origin of COLLEGIUM

modification of Russian kollegiya, from Latin collegium
First Known Use: 1917

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