deme


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Deme \Deme\ (d[=e]m), n. [Gr. dh^mos.]
   1. (Gr. Antiq.) A territorial subdivision of Attica (also of
      modern Greece), corresponding to a township. --Jowett
      (Thucyd.).
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   2. (Biol.) An undifferentiated aggregate of cells or
      plastids.
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