Decurion : Definition

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Definitions of Decurion

Pronunciation : De*cu"ri*on
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [L. decurio, decurionis, fr. decuria a squad of ten, fr. decem ten.] (Rom. Antiq.)
Definition : Defn: A head or chief over ten; especially, an officer who commanded a division of ten soldiers.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913


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