traditor

traditor

[trad-i-ter]
noun, plural traditores [trad-i-tawr-eez, -tohr-] .
an early Christian who betrayed other Christians at the time of the Roman persecutions.

Origin:
1325–75; Middle English < Latin trāditor traitor, equivalent to trādi-, variant stem of trādere (see tradition) + -tor -tor

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traditor (ˈtrædɪtə)
 
n , pl traditores, traditors
Early Church a Christian who betrayed his fellow Christians at the time of the Roman persecutions
 
[C15: from Latin: traitor, from trādere to hand over]

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