[spohks-pur-suh n] /ˈspoʊksˌpɜr sən/
a person who speaks for another or for a group.
noun, plural spokeswomen. 1. a woman who speaks for another person or for a group.
adverb 1. in relation to, away from, or toward a center, as the spokes on a wheel: The projections were arranged spokewise around the core. adjective 2. having the parts placed as the spokes on a wheel; radiating from a center: a spokewise structure.
verb 1. a simple past tense of speak. 2. Nonstandard. a past participle of speak. 3. Archaic. a past participle of speak. noun 1. one of the bars, rods, or rungs radiating from the hub or nave of a wheel and supporting the rim or felloe. 2. something that resembles the spoke of a wheel. […]
[spoh-lee-uh oh-pahy-muh, -pee-; Latin spaw-li-ah aw-pee-mah] /ˈspoʊ li ə oʊˈpaɪ mə, -ˈpi-; Latin ˈspɔ lɪˌɑ ɔˈpi mɑ/ plural noun 1. (in ancient Rome) the arms taken by a victorious general from the leader of a defeated army.