exercitor

noun ex·er·ci·tor
variants: or

exercitor maris

\-ˈma(a)rə̇s\

Definition of exercitor

plural

-s

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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