traditor

noun

trad·​i·​tor
ˈtradətə(r)
plural traditores
ˌtradəˈtōr(ˌ)ēz
1
obsolete : traitor
2
: one of the Christians giving up to the officers of the law the Scriptures, the sacred vessels, or the names of their brethren during the Roman persecutions

Word History

Etymology

Middle English traditour traitor, from Latin traditor

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“Traditor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/traditor. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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