epistates

noun
epis·​ta·​tes | \ ə̇ˈpistəˌtēz \
plural epistatae\ -​stəˌtē , -​ˌtī \

Definition of epistates

: an administrative official in ancient Greece and the Hellenic world

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History and Etymology for epistates

Greek epistatēs, from ephistanai

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“Epistates.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/epistates. Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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