plebs definition

  • noun:
    • the typical people of ancient Rome: the plebs in addition to patricians.
    • the most popular folks; the populace.
    • Plural form of pleb.
    • the typical people, in general, or as friends.
    • The commonalty of old Rome have been residents without normal political legal rights; the plebeians; -- distinguished from the patricians.
    • thus, the typical men and women; the population; -- construed as a pl.
    • the reduced order of citizens in old Rome; the plebeians; therefore, overall, the population.

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