Gerousia

noun Ge·rou·sia
variants: or less commonly Gerusia \jə̇ˈrüzh(ē)ə\

Definition of Gerousia

plural -s
1 :a council of elders in ancient Greece; specifically :the Spartan senate
2 : sanhedrin

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Origin and Etymology of gerousia

Latin & Greek; Latin gerusia, from Greek gerousia, from geront-, geron old, old man + -ia -y


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