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interrex

(ˌɪntəˈrɛks)
n, pl interreges (ˌɪntəˈriːdʒiːz)
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a person who governs during an interregnum; provisional ruler
[C16: from Latin, from inter- + rēx king]
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For his surgery blood was arranged from Karachi, two companies Interrex and ACP provided instruments.
Bishops had ex officio seats in the Upper House of the Senate, and the Archbishop of Gniezno, who was Primate of Poland, was appointed to act as an interrex between the death of a king and the election of next one.
In The Lost Heiress, Book 2, Galen and Raffi begin a new quest, this time to locate the Interrex, rumored to be the surviving granddaughter of the late, deposed emperor.
Marianne Bonnefond-Coudry usefully compares the princeps senatus to the interrex, another exclusively patrician office.
Nihilo credo magis illa quam interrex noster tulit, ut dictator quem vellet civium nominatim aut indicta causa inpune posset occidere.
Extraordinary magistracies of higher rank include the interrex, dictator, master of the horse, centumviri, (73) military tribunes, and the like.