praetor

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noun prae·tor \ˈprē-tər\
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Definition of praetor

  1. :  an ancient Roman magistrate ranking below a consul and having chiefly judicial functions

praetorial

play \prē-ˈtȯr-ē-əl\ adjective

praetorship

play \ˈprē-tər-ˌship\ noun

Origin and Etymology of praetor

Middle English pretor, from Latin praetor


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