re·cog·ni·tor | \-nətə(r)\
plural -s

Definition of recognitor 

: 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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History and Etymology for recognitor

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

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