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- n. Formerly, in continental Europe, the chief physician of a prince or city.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Chief physician; -- a term applied, on the continent of Europe, to the first or body physician of princes and to the first physician of some cities.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A chief physician: a title first given by the Roman emperors to their chief physicians, and now applied on the continent of Europe to the first or body physician of a prince, and to the first physician of some cities; specifically, in Russia, the first imperial physician.
Latin archiater. (Wiktionary)