epimelete

noun
ep·​i·​me·​lete | \ ˌepəˈmēˌlēt \
plural epimeletae\ -​məˈlēˌtē \

Definition of epimelete

: an ancient Greek civil or religious official

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History and Etymology for epimelete

Greek epimelētēs, literally, curator, from epimelēsthai to be careful, attentive

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“Epimelete.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/epimelete. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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