[pree-noh-muh n] /priˈnoʊ mən/
noun, plural praenomina
[pree-nom-uh-nuh, -noh-muh-] /priˈnɒm ə nə, -ˈnoʊ mə-/ (Show IPA), praenomens.
the first or personal name of a Roman citizen, as “Gaius” in “Gaius Julius Caesar.”.
noun (pl) -nomina (-ˈnɒmɪnə), -nomens
an ancient Roman’s first or given name See also agnomen, cognomen, nomen
from Latin praenomen, literally “before the name,” from prae- (see pre-) + nomen (see name (n.)).
[pree-pos-ter] /priˈpɒs tər/ noun 1. a senior student at an English public school who is given authority over other students.
[pri-see-pee, prahy-suh-pee] /prɪˈsi pi, ˈpraɪ səˌpi/ noun, Astronomy. 1. an open star cluster in the center of the constellation Cancer, visible to the naked eye. /praɪˈsiːpɪ/ noun 1. an open cluster of several hundred stars in the constellation Cancer, visible to the naked eye as a hazy patch of light n. loose (“open”) star cluster […]
/prɪˈsɪdɪəm/ noun 1. a variant spelling of presidium
[pree-tek-stuh] /priˈtɛk stə/ noun, plural praetextae [pree-tek-stee] /priˈtɛk sti/ (Show IPA) 1. (in ancient Rome) a white toga with a broad purple border, worn by priests and magistrates as an official costume, and by certain other Romans as ceremonial dress. 2. a similar garment worn by a boy until he assumed the toga virilis, or […]