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.
Latin septemviri, plural; septem ("seven") + viri ("men"). (Wiktionary)
Do we not know then, O Pansa, over what places the authority of Lenti Caesennius, as a septemvir, prevails at present?
Paul Hainzel, the one a septemvir, and the other the consul or burgomaster.