aedilitian

aedile

[ee-dahyl]
noun Roman History.
one of a board of magistrates in charge of public buildings, streets, markets, games, etc.
Also, edile.


Origin:
1570–80; < Latin aedīlis, equivalent to aedi- (stem of aedēs; see aedicule) + -īlis -ile

aedileship, noun
aedilitian [eed-l-ish-uhn] , adjective
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aedile or sometimes (US) edile (ˈiːdaɪl)
 
n
a magistrate of ancient Rome in charge of public works, games, buildings, and roads
 
[C16: from Latin aedīlis concerned with buildings, from aedēs a building]
 
edile or sometimes (US) edile
 
n
 
[C16: from Latin aedīlis concerned with buildings, from aedēs a building]

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