plebs

play
noun \ˈplebz, ˈpleps\

Definition of plebs

plural

plebes

play play \ˈplē-(ˌ)bēz, ˈplā-ˌbās\
  1. 1 :  the general populace

  2. 2 :  the common people of ancient Rome

Origin and Etymology of plebs

Latin


First Known Use: 1591



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