(in Gk. νεώκορος, ζάκορος, ὑποζάκορος). A person in
charge of a temple, who attended to its general order, and acted as a species of sacristan or
cicerone to visitors. In many cases they were women. See Gell. xii. 10.
Harry Thurston Peck. Harpers Dictionary of Classical Antiquities. New York. Harper and Brothers. 1898.
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