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propraetor

noun pro·prae·tor \(ˌ)prō-ˈprē-tər\

Definition of propraetor

  1. :  a praetor of ancient Rome sent out to govern a province



Variants of propraetor

or propretor play \(ˌ)prō-ˈprē-tər\

Origin of propraetor

Latin propraetor, from pro- (as in proconsul) + praetor


First Known Use: circa 1580


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