Definition of prytany
1 : the presidential office of the Athenian senate held successively during the year by each of the ten sections into which the senate was divided
2 : one of the ten divisions of the Athenian senate during its presidency
3 : the period during which a section of the senate held the office of president
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Origin and Etymology of prytany
Greek prytaneia, from prytanis + -eia -y
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