ephor definition by Webster's New World
Origin: Classical Latin ephorus ; from Classical Greek ephoros, overseer ; from ephoran ; from epi-, over plush horan, to see ; from Indo-European an unverified form woros, attentive ; from base an unverified form wer-, to heed from source warn
ephor definition by American Heritage Dictionary
noun pl. eph·ors or eph·o·ri
Origin: Latin ephorus, from Greek ephoros, from ephorān, to oversee : ep-, epi-, epi- + horān, to see; see wer-3 in Indo-European roots.
- ephˈor·ateˌ noun