noun \di-ˈkyr-ē-ən\

Definition of DECURION

:  a Roman cavalry officer in command of 10 men
:  a member of a Roman senate

Origin of DECURION

Middle English decurioun, from Latin decurion-, decurio, from decuria division of ten, from decem
First Known Use: 14th century


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