noun ded·i·ti·cian \ˌdedəˈtishən\

Definition of deditician



Roman law

  1. :  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


\-nsē\ noun, plural


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Origin and Etymology of deditician

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

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a trip made at another's expense

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