Asiarch

noun Asi·arch \ ˈāzhēˌärk also -shē- \

Definition of Asiarch

plural -s
: one of a group of civil and priestly officials in the Roman province of Asia who presided over the public games and religious rites

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Origin and Etymology of asiarch

Late Latin Asiarcha, from Greek Asiarchēs, from Asia Asia, Roman province in western Asia Minor + -archēs -arch


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