deditician

noun
ded·​i·​ti·​cian | \ ˌdedəˈtishən \
plural -s

Definition of deditician

Roman law
: a freedman not allowed full citizenship rights because of bad character or grave misconduct during slavery or because as a foreigner he had fought against Rome

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Other Words from deditician

dediticiancy \ -​nsē \ noun, plural -es

History and Etymology for deditician

Latin dediticius deditician (from deditus, past participle of dedere to surrender, give up, deliver) + English -an

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“Deditician.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/deditician. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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