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inter-rex , rēgis, m., who held the regal office between the death of one king and the election of another; a regent, interrex, Liv. 1, 17; 1, 32.—
II. During the times of the republic, one who held the supreme power from the death or absence of the chief magistrates till the election of new ones: “L. Flaccus interrex legem de Sulla tulit,Cic. Agr. 3, 2, 5; id. Leg. 1, 15, 42; id. Dom. 14, 38: “prodere,to nominate, appoint, id. Agr. 3, 2, 5: “creare,Liv. 5, 31, 8: “infestam patribus plebem interreges cum accepissent,id. 7, 21.
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