qualificator

noun
qual·​i·​fi·​ca·​tor | \ -tə(r) \
plural -s

Definition of qualificator

: an officer whose business it is to examine and prepare causes for trial in the ecclesiastical courts of the Roman Catholic Church

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History and Etymology for qualificator

Medieval Latin, from qualificatus (past participle of qualificare) + Latin -or

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“Qualificator.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/qualificator. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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