Pronunciation: (ep'yu-lō"; Lat. ep'oo-lō"), [key]
—pl. ep•u•lo•nesPronunciation: (ep"yu-lō'nēz; Lat. ep"oo-lō'nes). [key]
(in ancient Rome) a member of a body of priests who performed sacred rites during sacrificial banquets in honor of the gods.
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