Definitions for quaestorˈkwɛs tər, ˈkwi stər

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  1. quaestor(noun)

    any of several public officials of ancient Rome (usually in charge of finance and administration)

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  1. quaestor(Noun)

    an ancient Roman official responsible for public revenue and other financial affairs.

  2. Origin: Latin quaestor, from an old participle form of quaerere.

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  1. Quaestor(noun)

    same as Questor

  2. Origin: [L.]

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  1. Quaestor

    A quaestor was a type of public official in the "cursus honorum" system who supervised financial affairs. In the Roman Republic a quaestor was an elected official, but in the Roman Empire, quaestors came to be simply appointed. Today the term quaestor is used as a senior police rank in Italy and Romania, and as the title of an office of financial oversight in some organizations.

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  1. quorates

  2. equators

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