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Apparitor: In ancient Rome, an apparitor was a civil servant whose salary was paid from the public treasury. The apparitores assisted the magistrates. There were four occupational grades among them. The highest of these was the scribae, the clerks or public notaries, followed by the lictores, lictors; viatores, messengers or summoners, that is, agents on official errands; and praecones, announcers or heralds.

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Google previewDictionary of Early English (1955)

by Joseph T. Shipley

apparitor. A servant or attendant, ...

Google previewA new universal etymological technological, and pronouncing dictionary of the English language (1848)

by John Craig (F.G.S.)

APPARITOR— APPEARANCE. Apparel, ap-par'el, s. (appareil, dressing apparatus,

Google previewPolitical Dictionary (1845)

Forming a Work of Universal Reference, Both Constitutional and Legal; and Embracing the Terms of Civil Administration, of Political Economy and Social Relations, and of All the More Important Statistical Departments of Finance and Commerce

APPARITOR, an officer employed as messenger and in other duties in ecclesiastical courts. The canons direct that letters citatory are not to be sent by those ...

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Apparitor Meaning

Video shows what apparitor means. Formerly, an officer who attended magistrates and judges to execute their orders.. A messenger or officer who serves the ...

Scrabble value of A1P3P3A1R1I1T1O1R1

The value of this 9-letter word is 13 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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