Centumvir

Centumvir

Cen*tum"vir\, n.; pl. Centumviri. [L., fr. centum hundred + Vir man.] (Rom. Hist.) One of a court of about one hundred judges chosen to try civil suits. Under the empire the court was increased to 180, and met usually in four sections.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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