archididascalos

noun

ar·​chi·​di·​das·​ca·​los
-ˌdīˈd-,
-₋ləs
variants or archididascalus
-ləs
plural archididascali
-ˌlī
: a chief teacher (as a headmaster in a school)

Word History

Etymology

Late Greek archididaskalos, from Greek archi- + didaskalos teacher, from didaskein to teach

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“Archididascalos.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/archididascalos. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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