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traditor

[trad-i-ter] /ˈtræd ɪ tər/
noun, plural traditores
[trad-i-tawr-eez, -tohr-] /ˌtræd ɪˈtɔr iz, -ˈtoʊr-/ (Show IPA)
1.
an early Christian who betrayed other Christians at the time of the Roman persecutions.
Origin
1325-1375
1325-75; Middle English < Latin trāditor traitor, equivalent to trādi-, variant stem of trādere (see tradition) + -tor -tor
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traditor

/ˈtrædɪtə/
noun (pl) traditores (ˌtrædɪˈtɔːriːz), traditors
1.
(Early Church) a Christian who betrayed his fellow Christians at the time of the Roman persecutions
Word Origin
C15: from Latin: traitor, from trādere to hand over
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