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famulus

play
noun fam·u·lus \ˈfam-yə-ləs\

Definition of famulus

plural

famuli

play \-ˌlī, -ˌlē\
  1. :  a private secretary or attendant



Origin and Etymology of famulus

German, assistant to a professor, from Latin, servant


First Known Use: 1825

Rhymes with famulus


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