Gerousia

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

Definition of Gerousia

1 : a council of elders in ancient Greece specifically : the Spartan senate
2 : sanhedrin

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History and Etymology for Gerousia

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

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“Gerousia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Gerousia. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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