quindecemvir

noun
quin·​decemvir | \ ¦kwin+ \

Definition of quindecemvir

: one of a commission, council, or ruling body of 15 specifically : a member of a college of priests in ancient Rome having charge of the sibylline books

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History and Etymology for quindecemvir

Latin quindecimvir, from quindecim fifteen + vir man

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“Quindecemvir.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quindecemvir. Accessed 1 Oct. 2020.

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