exercitor

noun
ex·​er·​ci·​tor
variants: or exercitor maris \ -​ˈma(a)rə̇s \
plural -s

Definition of exercitor

civil & Scots law
: the one (such as owner, charterer, or mortgagee in possession) to whom the profits of a ship belong at a particular time

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History and Etymology for exercitor

exercitor from Latin, exerciser, from exercitus (past participle of exercēre to drive on, keep busy) + -or; exercitor maris from New Latin, literally, exerciser of the sea

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“Exercitor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/exercitor. Accessed 4 Jul. 2022.

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