prepositor

noun
pre·pos·i·tor
variants: or praepositor \prēˈpäzəˌtȯ(ə)r \
plural -s

Definition of prepositor 

: the principal who appoints an institor under Roman or Scots law

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History and Etymology for prepositor

Medieval Latin, from Latin praepositus (past participle of praeponere) + -or

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