magistrature

noun

mag·​is·​tra·​ture ˈma-jə-ˌstrā-chər How to pronounce magistrature (audio)
-strə-ˌchu̇r

Word History

First Known Use

1672, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of magistrature was in 1672

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“Magistrature.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/magistrature. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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