Open main menu

Wiktionary β

quindecemvir

Contents

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin quindecemvir, from quindecim (fifteen) + vir (man)

NounEdit

quindecemvir (plural quindecemvirs or quindecemviri)

  1. (historical) Any member of an official group of fifteen people, especially a member of the 15-man college of priests who cared for the Sibylline Books in ancient Rome.

Related termsEdit

Coordinate termsEdit

ReferencesEdit