duumvir


du·um·vir

noun \d-ˈəm-vər also dy-\

Definition of DUUMVIR

1
:  one of two Roman officers or magistrates constituting a board or court
2
:  one of two people jointly holding power
du·um·vi·rate \-və-rət\ noun

Origin of DUUMVIR

Latin, from duum (genitive of duo two) + vir man
First Known Use: 1600

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