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du·um·vir

 (do͞o-ŭm′vər, dyo͞o-)
n.
A member of a duumvirate.

[Latin : duum, genitive pl. of duo, two; see dwo- in Indo-European roots + vir, man; see wī-ro- in Indo-European roots.]

duumvir

(djuːˈʌmvə)
n, pl -virs or -viri (-vɪˌriː)
1. (Historical Terms) Roman history one of two coequal magistrates or officers
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) either of two men who exercise a joint authority
[C16: from Latin, from duo two + vir man]

du•um•vir

(duˈʌm vər, dyu-)

n., pl. -virs, -vi•ri (-vəˌraɪ)
one of two officers or magistrates of ancient Rome jointly exercising the same public function.
[1590–1600; < Latin, back formation from duumvirōrum, genitive pl. of duovirī two men =duo- duo- + virī, pl. of vir man]
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1 I 2 SKIING 4 IVY 5 VAN 6 VIE 7 SILVIINE 9 SIX 10 OX 11 AXIS 12 TAXIING 14 REFLEXIVE 15 SEXVALENT 19 MAXIXE 40 AXLE 41 OXLIP 50 LA 51 LIE 52 NAUPLII 54 LIVE 55 SOLVE 56 PELVIC 57 SYLVIINE 59 HELIX 60 CALX 90 EXCEL 91 EXCITE 100 CAB 101 ACID 104 CIVET 150 CLAN 151 CLIP 154 PROCLIVITY 200 OCCUR 201 ACCIDENT 204 BACCIVOROUS 250 ACCLAIM 251 ACCLIMATISE 254 ACCLIVITY 500 DO 501 DIE 502 RADII 504 DIVE 505 ADVENT 506 ADVICE 509 RADIX 550 IDLE 551 IDLING 600 MADCAP 650 HEADCLOTH 900 ACME 901 ACMITE 1000 ME 1001 MINE 1002 GASTROCNEMII 1004 SEMIVOWEL 1005 DUUMVIR 1006 TRIUMVIR 1009 MIX 1050 DIMLY 1051 GREMLIN 1100 ARMCHAIR 1500 HUMDRUM 1501 HUMDINGER 2000 DUMMY 2001 COMMIT 2009 COMMIXTURE 2050 BUMMLE 2051 BUMMLING
This presumably means the traditional offices of quaestor, aedile and duumvir (20), though we have no record of any individual holding these offices in Hispania after the third century.
Aelius Ariortus, duumvir of Drobeta, and of Ulpia Digna, while his brother was called P.
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