centumvir

noun cen·tum·vir \ sen‧ˈtəmvər , ken‧ˈtu̇mˌvi(ə)r \

Definition of centumvir

plural centumviri \-əmvəˌrī, -u̇mvəˌrē\
:one of originally about 100 judges or jurors of a Roman court for civil suits

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Origin and Etymology of centumvir

Latin, centumviri, plural from centum viri hundred men, from centum hundred + viri, plural of vir man


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