pro·​loc·​u·​tor | \ prō-ˈlä-kyə-tər How to pronounce prolocutor (audio) \

Definition of prolocutor

1 : one who speaks for another : spokesman
2 : presiding officer : chairman

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First Known Use of prolocutor

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for prolocutor

Middle English, from Latin, from pro- for + locutor speaker, from loqui to speak

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14 Apr 2021

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“Prolocutor.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Apr. 2021.

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