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imperator

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noun im·pe·ra·tor \ˌim-pə-ˈrä-tər, -ˌtȯr\

Definition of imperator

  1. :  a commander in chief or emperor of the ancient Romans

imperatorial play \(ˌ)im-ˌper-ə-ˈtȯr-ē-əl\ adjective


Origin of imperator

Latin — more at emperor


First Known Use: circa 1580


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