aedility

noun
ae·​dil·​i·​ty
variants: or less commonly edility \ ē-​ˈdi-​lə-​tē \
plural -es

Definition of aedility

1 : the office of an aedile
2 : the superintendence of public buildings and works

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First Known Use of aedility

1534, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for aedility

Latin aedilitas, from aedilis + -itas -ity

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“Aedility.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aedility. Accessed 15 Jun. 2021.

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