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Audiendus
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Dean

Postby Audiendus » Tue Feb 05, 2019 10:22 am

dean

A senior official of some kind in a university, college, cathedral, church etc.

From Latin decanus, a person in charge of ten people. (Surprisingly, the English word deacon does not come from this root.)

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