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imperator

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

Definition of IMPERATOR

:  a commander in chief or emperor of the ancient Romans
im·per·a·to·ri·al \(ˌ)im-ˌper-ə-ˈtr-ē-əl\ adjective

Origin of IMPERATOR

Latin — more at emperor
First Known Use: circa 1580

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