1) a proconsul
1a) the emperor Augustus divided the Roman provinces into senatorial and imperial. The former were governed by proconsuls; the later by legates of the emperor, sometimes called propraetors
Part of Speech: noun masculine
From G473 and a superlative of G5228; instead of the highest officer, that is, (specifically) a Roman proconsul: - deputy.
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