Definition of Geheimrat
: privy councilor
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Origin and Etymology of geheimrat
German, from older geheimerat, from geheime, geheimde secrecy (from geheim, adjective, secret, from Middle High German, secret, familiar, pertaining to the household, from ge-, collective prefix—from Old High German gi- — + heim house, dwelling, from Old High German) + rat counselor, counsel, from Old High German rāt advice, provisions
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