strategus

noun
stra·​te·​gus | \ strəˈtēgəs \
variants: or strategos \ " , -​ˌgäs \
plural strategi\ -​ēˌjī \ or strategoi\ -​ēˌgȯi \

Definition of strategus

1 : a leader of an ancient and especially an ancient Greek army
2 : an officer associated with the hipparch as chief executive of the boule in the Achaean and Aetolian Leagues

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History and Etymology for strategus

Latin strategus, from Greek stratēgos

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“Strategus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/strategus. Accessed 18 Jan. 2022.

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