noun re·cog·ni·tor \-nətə(r)\

Definition of recognitor



  1. :  one of a jury impaneled on an assize to hold a recognition in England in the period following the Norman Conquest

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Origin and Etymology of recognitor

Medieval Latin, from Latin recognitus (past participle of recognoscere to know again, examine, investigate) + -or — more at recognize

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quaintly unconventional or refined

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