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praefectus ī, m

P. of praeficio, an overseer , director, superintendent : morum, N.: nec vero mulieribus praefectus praeponatur: annonae, L.: praefecti libidinum suarum.—In public life, a president, superintendent, commander, governor, deputy : qui Aemilio legati et praefecti fuerunt: Lydiae, governor of the province , N.: classis, admiral : legionis, commander , Ta.: alae, Ta.: arcis, L.: custodum, N.: fabrūm, chief engineer : (timor) ortus est a tribunis militum, praefectis reliquisque, etc., colonels of cavalry , Cs.: praefecti regii, commanders of armies , L.: praefecti regis, S.

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