propraetor

propraetor

[proh-pree-ter]
noun Roman History.
an officer who, after having served as praetor in Rome, was sent to govern a province with praetorial authority.
Also, propretor.


Origin:
1570–80; < Latin prōpraetor; see pro-1, praetor

propraetorial [proh-pri-tawr-ee-uhl, -tohr-] , propraetorian, adjective
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propraetor or propretor (prəʊˈpriːtə)
 
n
(in ancient Rome) a citizen, esp an ex-praetor, granted a praetor's imperium to be exercised outside Rome, esp in the provinces
 
[Latin, from prō praetōre one who acts for a praetor]
 
propretor or propretor
 
n
 
[Latin, from prō praetōre one who acts for a praetor]

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