Definitions for quindecemvir

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Wiktionary

  1. Quindecemvir(Noun)

    One of a sacerdotal college of fifteen men whose chief duty was to take care of the Sibylline books.

  2. Origin: from quindecim fifteen + vir a man.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Quindecemvir(noun)

    one of a sacerdotal college of fifteen men whose chief duty was to take care of the Sibylline books

  2. Origin: [L., from quindecim fifteen + vir a man.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Quindecemvir

    kwin-dē-sem′vir, n. one of a college of fifteen men in ancient Rome who had the charge of the Sibylline books:—pl. Quindecem′viri.—ns. Quindec′agon, a plane figure with fifteen sides and angles; Quindecem′virate, the body of the quindecemviri or their office; Quindec′ima (mus.), the interval of a fifteenth, or double-octave. [L.,—quindecim, fifteen (quinque, five, decem, ten), vir, a man.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of quindecemvir in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of quindecemvir in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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