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coryphaeus

noun cor·y·phae·us \ˌkr-ə-ˈfē-əs, ˌkär-\
plural -phaei \-ˈfē-ˌī\

Definition of CORYPHAEUS

1
:  the leader of a party or school of thought
2
:  the leader of a chorus

Origin of CORYPHAEUS

Latin, leader, from Greek koryphaios, from koryphē summit
First Known Use: 1655

Rhymes with CORYPHAEUS

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