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 for superuser
From The Jargon File (version 4.4.7, 29 Dec 2003) :

  superuser
   n.
  
      [Unix] Syn. root, avatar. This usage has spread to non-Unix
      environments; the superuser is any account with all wheel bits on. A more
      specific term than wheel.
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

  superuser
  
     [Unix] Synonym root, avatar.  This usage has spread to
     non-Unix environments; the superuser is any account with all
     wheel bits on.  A more specific term than wheel.
  
     [{Jargon File]
  

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