praepositus villae etymology

Latin word praepositus villae comes from Latin villa (Country house; villa. Estate, farm.), Latin praepositus

Detailed word origin of praepositus villae

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
villa Latin (lat) Country house; villa. Estate, farm.
praepositus Latin (lat) (Medieval) A provost.. (Medieval) A reeve.. A chief, a head.. A prefect.. A president.. An overseer.. One placed in command: a commander, a leader, particularly:.
praepositus villae Latin (lat) (Medieval Latin) A constable.. (Medieval Latin) A reeve.. (Medieval Latin) An underconstable, a petty constable.

Words with the same origin as praepositus villae

Descendants of villa
villica villicus villula
Descendants of praepositus
praepositio propositus