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propraetor

noun pro·prae·tor \(ˌ)prō-ˈprē-tər\

Definition of PROPRAETOR

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

Variants of PROPRAETOR

pro·prae·tor or pro·pre·tor \(ˌ)prō-ˈprē-tər\
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Origin of PROPRAETOR

Latin propraetor, from pro- (as in proconsul) + praetor
First Known Use: circa 1580

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