logothete

noun
log·​o·​thete | \ ˈlȯgəˌthēt also ˈläg- \
plural -s

Definition of logothete

: one of various functionaries (as an administrator) under the Byzantine emperors

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History and Etymology for logothete

Medieval Latin logotheta, from Late Greek logothetēs, from log- + -thetēs (from tithenai to set, place)

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“Logothete.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/logothete. Accessed 24 Jun. 2021.

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