quaestor

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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


First Known Use: 14th century


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