GRE Word List

PLEBEIAN

common; vulgar; pertaining to the common people; N: common people in ancient Rome; CF. patrician

The meaning of the word plebeian is common; vulgar; pertaining to the common people; N: common people in ancient Rome; CF. patrician.

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