carnifex

noun
car·ni·fex | \ˈkärnəˌfeks\
plural carnifexes\-ksə̇z \ or carnifices\kärˈnifəˌsēz, -əˌkās \

Definition of carnifex 

: executioner specifically : the public executioner in ancient Rome

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History and Etymology for carnifex

Latin, from carni- (from carn-, caro flesh) + fex (from facere to make)

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