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praetor

noun prae·tor \ˈprē-tər\

Definition of PRAETOR

:  an ancient Roman magistrate ranking below a consul and having chiefly judicial functions
prae·to·ri·al \prē-ˈtr-ē-əl\ adjective
prae·tor·ship \ˈprē-tər-ˌship\ noun

Variants of PRAETOR

prae·tor also pre·tor \ˈprē-tər\

Origin of PRAETOR

Middle English pretor, from Latin praetor
First Known Use: 15th century

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