What does prætor mean?

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Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Prætor

    Pretor, prē′tor, n. a magistrate of ancient Rome, next in rank to the consuls.—adjs. Prætō′rial, Pretō′rial, Prætō′rian, Pretō′rian, pertaining to a prætor or magistrate: authorised or exercised by the prætor: judicial.—ns. Prætō′rium, Pretō′rium, the official residence of the Roman prætor, proconsul, or governor in a province: the general's tent in a camp: the council of officers who attended the general and met in his tent; Præ′torship.—Prætorian band of guard, the bodyguard of the Roman Emperor; Prætorian gate, the gate of a Roman camp directly in front of the general's tent, and nearest to the enemy. [L. prætor, for præitorpræ, before, īre, itum, to go.]

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Prætor

    a Roman magistrate at first, virtually a third consul, with administrative functions, chiefly judiciary, originally in the city, and ultimately in the provinces as well, so that the number of them increased at one time to as many as 16.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of prætor in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of prætor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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