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prytany

Line breaks: pryt|any
Pronunciation: /ˈprɪtəni/

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Definition of prytany in English:

noun (plural prytanies)

1(In ancient Greece) each of the ten divisions of the Athenian Council of Five Hundred.
1.1A period of five weeks for which each of the prytanies presided in turn.

Origin

from Greek prutaneia, from prutanis 'prince, ruler'.

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