Definition of telearch in US English:

telearch

noun

Ancient Greek History
  • (The title of) a magistrate in ancient Thebes, responsible for keeping the streets clean and in good repair.

Origin

Late 17th century. From Hellenistic Greek τελέαρχος police magistrate in Thebes from ancient Greek τέλος office + -αρχος.

Pronunciation

telearch

/ˈtɛlɪɑːk/