praetor

noun
prae·tor | \ ˈprē-tər \
variants: or less commonly

Definition of praetor 

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

Other words from praetor

praetorial \prē-ˈtȯr-ē-əl \ adjective
praetorship \ˈprē-tər-ˌship \ noun

First Known Use of praetor

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for praetor

Middle English pretor, from Latin praetor

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