absolvitor

noun ab·sol·vi·tor \-älvətər, -ȯl-\

Definition of absolvitor

plural

-s

in Scots law

  1. :  a dismissal of an action :  acquittal

absolvitory

\-vəˌtōri\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of absolvitor

Latin, let him be absolved, third person singular passive imperative of absolvere to absolve — more at absolve


First Known Use: 1547


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