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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A member of a septemvirate; one of seven people associated in some office.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One of a board of seven men associated in some office.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One of seven men joined in any office or commission: as, the septemviri epulones, one of the four chief religious corporations of ancient Rome.

Etymologies

Latin septemviri, plural; septem ("seven") + viri ("men"). (Wiktionary)

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