phylarch

noun
phy·larch | \ ˈfīˌlärk \
plural -s

Definition of phylarch 

1a : the chief ruler of an ancient Grecian phyle

b : the commander of the cavalry furnished by each ancient Athenian tribe

2 : the magistrate or head of a recognized tribal division of any of the Asian provinces of the Roman empire

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Other words from phylarch

phylarchic \(ˈ)fī¦lärkik \ or phylarchical \-kə̇kəl \ adjective

History and Etymology for phylarch

Latin phylarchus, from Greek phylarchos, from phylē + archos ruler

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