from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A prominent, highly experienced older man, especially one acting as an unofficial adviser.
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- noun a term of respect for an elderly and prominent person
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- noun an elderly statesman whose advice is sought be government leaders
- noun any influential person whose advice is highly respected
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