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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

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?)

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


LatinEdit

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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.

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
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