Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In ancient Athens, after the archonship of Euclides (403–2 b. c.), one of a panel of heliasts or jurors intrusted with the decision as to any proposed change in legislation.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun rare A lawgiver.

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  • noun A lawgiver; a legislator.
  • noun A name giver.

Etymologies

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From Ancient Greek νομοθέτης (nomothetes, "law-giver")

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  • "Name Giver". My ideal future job title.

    June 24, 2007