noun ex·er·ci·tor
variants: or

exercitor maris


Definition of exercitor



civil & Scots law

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of 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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capable of being understood in two ways

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