agonothete

noun agon·o·thete \ə-ˈgä-nə-ˌthēt\

Definition of agonothete

plural

agonothetes

or

agonothetae

\ˌa-gə-ˈnä-thə-ˌtē, -ˌtī\
  1. :  the judge or director of public games in ancient Greece

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Origin and Etymology of agonothete

Late Latin agonotheta, from Greek agōnothetēs, from agōn + -thetēs (from tithenai to appoint, make, do) — more at 1do


First Known Use: 1600


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