gymnasiarch

noun
gym·​na·​si·​arch | \ -zēˌärk \
plural -s

Definition of gymnasiarch

1 : one responsible for the training of athletes in ancient Greece
2 : the head or head tutor of a school or college

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History and Etymology for gymnasiarch

Latin gymnasiarchus, from Greek gymnasiarchos, from gymnasion gymnasium + archos chief, ruler

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“Gymnasiarch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gymnasiarch. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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