interrex definition

  • noun:
    • An official in Ancient Rome, just who acted as single mind of state during the interregnum between two consulates.
    • An equivalent regent through the death of a Polish master till the election and enthronement of his successor.
    • A similar interim ruler, CEO etc.
    • An interregent, or a regent.
    • In ancient Rome, a regent; a magistrate just who governed during an interregnum.

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