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Word of the Day 07/11/19 Symposiarch

Symposiarch (noun)
symposiarch [ sim-poh-zee-ahrk ]


noun
1. the president, director, or master of a symposium.
2. a toastmaster.

RELATED WORDS
director, administrator, monitor, spokesperson, moderator, speaker, president, chair, captain, leader, principal, introducer, presider, prolocutor

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Origin: From the Greek word symposíarchos, dating back to 1595–1605. See symposium, -arch

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SYMPOSIARCH
They have their absolute ruler, the symposiarch, their accepted order of drinking, their proper scale of fines.
ODD BITS OF HISTORY|HENRY W. WOLFF

The symposiarch, or arbiter bibendi, settled the proportions to be used.
PLUTARCH'S MORALS|PLUTARCH

And now, said the Emperor, you must all obey your symposiarch, and I am going to tell you each in turn what to do.
DARKNESS AND DAWN|FREDERIC W. FARRAR

Olympius had risen from his place as Symposiarch and was leaning against a door-post awaiting death with manly composure.
SERAPIS, COMPLETE|GEORG EBERS

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