Definition of lictor
: an ancient Roman officer who bore the fasces as the insignia of his office and whose duties included accompanying the chief magistrates in public appearances
Origin and Etymology of lictor
Middle English littour, from Latin lictor
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
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