noun per·quis·i·tor \(ˌ)pərˈkwizətə(r)\

Definition of perquisitor



  1. 1 :  the original owner or first purchaser of an estate

  2. 2 :  one who makes a perquisition

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Origin and Etymology of perquisitor

Medieval Latin & Latin; Medieval Latin, one that obtains or acquires, from Latin, one that searches diligently, from perquisitus + -or

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