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cor·y·phae·us  audio  (kôr-fs, kr-) KEY 

NOUN:
pl. cor·y·phae·i  (-f) KEY 
  1. The leader of a Greek chorus.
  2. A leader or spokesperson.

ETYMOLOGY:
Latin, leader, from Greek koruphaios, from koruph, head; see ker-1 in Indo-European roots


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