noun lic·tor \ˈlik-tər\

Definition of LICTOR

:  an ancient Roman officer who bore the fasces as the insignia of his office and whose duties included accompanying the chief magistrates in public appearances

Origin of LICTOR

Middle English littour, from Latin lictor
First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with LICTOR


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