archiater

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French archiâtre, from Latin archiater. Compare arch-, iatro-, -iatry.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

archiater (plural archiaters)

  1. (historical) Formerly, in continental Europe, the chief physician of a prince or city.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of P. Cyc to this entry?)
    • 1879, J. Grantː
      The title of Archiater, or Dean to the College of Physicians.

TranslationsEdit

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for archiater in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)


LatinEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Ancient Greek ἀρχιατρός (arkhiatrós), from ἀρχι- (arkhi-, chief) +‎ ἰατρός (iatrós, doctor).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

archīāter m (genitive archīātrī); second declension

  1. physician, especially a chief physician of a ruler.

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun (nominative singular in -er).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative archīāter archīātrī
Genitive archīātrī archīātrōrum
Dative archīātrō archīātrīs
Accusative archīātrum archīātrōs
Ablative archīātrō archīātrīs
Vocative archīāter archīātrī

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • archiater in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • archiater in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin