decemvirate definition

  • noun:
    • work or term of office of this decemvirs of ancient Rome, who had absolute authority for 2 years.
    • A body of ten men in authority.
    • any office or term of office of the decemvirs in Rome.
    • A body of ten men in expert.
    • The office or term of office of a body of decemvirs.
    • A body of ten males in authority.

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