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- n. An officer who presides over the academic senate of a university in certain countries.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An officer who presides over the academic senate of a German university.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An officer in a German university who represents the rector, or who is next in authority to the directing officer.
pro- + rector (Wiktionary)