quaestor

play
noun quaes·tor \ˈkwe-stər, ˈkwē-\
variants: or less commonly

Definition of quaestor

  1. :  one of numerous ancient Roman officials concerned chiefly with financial administration

Origin and Etymology of quaestor

Middle English questor, from Latin quaestor, from quaerere


Learn More about quaestor


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up quaestor? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!