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Definition of the noun Aedile
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noun - plural: aediles
- [context: ancient Rome] An elected official who was responsible for the maintenance of public buildings and the regulation of festivals; also supervised markets and the supply of grain and water.
Aedile was an office of the Roman Republic. Based in Rome, the aediles were responsible for maintenance of public buildings and regulation of public festivals. They also had powers to enforce public order.
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Filling the Great Gap in European Economics by S.M. Ghazanfar
Incidentally, aedile is a word derived from the Arabic aadil— adal means justice, aadil is one who enforces justice. The range of functions of the Roman aedile, however, fell somewhere between the Greek agoranomos and ...
Based on the Larger Dictionaries by William Smith
quaestor 212 ; curule aedile 204 ; consul 201 ; and proconsul ...
by sir William Smith
quaestor 212; curule aedile 204 ; consul 201 ; and proconsul ...
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Scrabble value of A1E1D2I1L1E1
The value of this 6-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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