ab·​sol·​vi·​tor | \ -älvətər, -ȯl- \
plural -s

Definition of absolvitor

in Scots law
: a dismissal of an action : acquittal

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Other Words from absolvitor

absolvitory \ -​vəˌtōri \ adjective

First Known Use of absolvitor

1547, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for absolvitor

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

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“Absolvitor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/absolvitor. Accessed 13 Apr. 2021.

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