Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine

Word of the Day 04/21/19 Centurion

Centurion (noun)
centurion [sen-too r-ee-uh n, -tyoo r-]

1. (in the ancient Roman army) the commander of a century.
2. ( initial capital letter ) Military. any one of various British battle tanks in service from 1945 to 1967.

detective, captain, police, deputy, cop, sheriff, badge, arm, flatfoot, noncom, sergeant, mounty

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Origin: 1225–75; Middle English < Latin centuriōn- (stem of centuriō ), equivalent to centur(ia ) century + -iōn- -ion

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