Decurion meaning

dĭ-kyo͝or'ē-ən
An officer in command of ten men in the army of ancient Rome.
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A member of a municipal senate in ancient Rome that ran local government.
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An officer having charge of ten men.
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A member of a municipal or colonial senate.
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An officer in charge of ten men in the ancient Roman army.
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A member of local government in ancient Rome.
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Origin of decurion

Latin decuriō from decuria group of ten men, administrative body of ten families from decu-viria decem ten dekm̥ in Indo-European roots vir man wī-ro- in Indo-European roots