Symposiarch Sym*po"si*arch, n. [Gr. ?, ?; ? a symposium + ? to be first, to rule.] (Gr. Antiq.) The master of a feast. [1913 Webster]

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  • symposiarch — [sim pō′zēärk΄] n. [Gr symposiarchos, master of a feast: see SYMPOSIUM & ARCH] the master or director of a symposium, esp. in ancient Greece …   English World dictionary

  • Symposiarch — Ein Symposiarch (gr. συμποσίαρχος, von συμπόσιον Trinkgelage und ἄρχω befehlen, anführen, beginnen ) ist der Leiter eines Symposions, eine im alten Griechenland von reichlichem Konsum inspirierender Getränke (Wein) geprägte Veranstaltung mit… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • symposiarch — /sim poh zee ahrk /, n. 1. the president, director, or master of a symposium. 2. a toastmaster. [1595 1605; < Gk symposíarchos. See SYMPOSIUM, ARCH] * * * …   Universalium

  • symposiarch — sym·po·si·arch …   English syllables

  • symposiarch — sym•po•si•arch [[t]sɪmˈpoʊ ziˌɑrk[/t]] n. the president, director, or master of a symposium • Etymology: 1595–1605; < Gk symposíarchos …   From formal English to slang

  • symposiarch — A master of ceremonies …   Grandiloquent dictionary

  • symposiarch — /sɪmˈpoʊziˌak/ (say sim pohzee.ahk) noun 1. the president, director, or master of a symposium, especially in classical Greece. 2. the toastmaster. {Greek symposiarchos} …   Australian English dictionary

  • symposiarch — noun the person who proposes toasts and introduces speakers at a banquet • Syn: ↑toastmaster • Hypernyms: ↑master of ceremonies, ↑emcee, ↑host • Hyponyms: ↑toast mistress …   Useful english dictionary

  • Krater — discovered at the acropolis of Mycenae, depicting fully armed warriors. 1200 1100 BC, National Archaeological Museum of Athens For the landform crater, see Crater. A krater (in Greek: κρατήρ, kratēr, from the verb κεράννυμι, keránnymi, to mix )… …   Wikipedia

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