epistates

noun epis·ta·tes \ə̇ˈpistəˌtēz\

Definition of epistates

plural

epistatae

\-stəˌtē, -ˌtī\
  1. :  an administrative official in ancient Greece and the Hellenic world

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Origin and Etymology of epistates

Greek epistatēs, from ephistanai


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