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duo virī, duovirī or II virī (less correctly duūmvirī ōrum, m

a board of two persons, an extraordinary criminal court, duumviri (selected by Tullus Hostilius to try Horatius), L.; (by the people to try Manlius), L.; (to try Rabirius), C.: sacrorum, keepers of the Sibylline books, L.: navales, to build and equip a fleet, L.: ad aedem faciendam, to build a temple, L.—A board of colonial magistrates, Cs. — Each of the duo viri is called II vir or duūmvir, L.

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