inter rex

interrex

[in-ter-reks]
noun, plural interreges [in-ter-ree-jeez] .
a person holding supreme authority in a state during an interregnum.

Origin:
1570–80; < Latin; see inter-, rex

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interrex (ˌɪntəˈrɛks)
 
n , pl interreges
a person who governs during an interregnum; provisional ruler
 
[C16: from Latin, from inter- + rēx king]

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