EQUES

Etymology

Noun

eques (plural equites)

(historical, Ancient Rome) A member of the equestrian order (Latin: ordo equester), the lower of the two aristocratic classes of Ancient Rome, ranking below the patricians.

Anagrams

• -esque, squee

Source: Wiktionary



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