Plebeian

Definition of Plebeian

Ple`be´ian   Pronunciation: plė`bē´yan
a.1.Of or pertaining to the Roman plebs, or common people.
2.Of or pertaining to the common people; vulgar; common; as, plebeian sports; a plebeian throng.
n.1.One of the plebs, or common people of ancient Rome, in distinction from patrician.
2.One of the common people, or lower rank of men.

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