inquisitor

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From Old French inquisiteur, from Latin inquīsītor

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inquisitor (plural inquisitors)

  1. A person who inquires, especially searchingly or ruthlessly.
  2. An official of the ecclesiastical court of the Inquisition.

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Noun[edit]

inquīsītor m (genitive inquīsītōris); third declension

  1. searcher
  2. inquisitor, tracker, detective, spy
  3. examiner, investigator

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Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative inquīsītor inquīsītōrēs
genitive inquīsītōris inquīsītōrum
dative inquīsītōrī inquīsītōribus
accusative inquīsītōrem inquīsītōrēs
ablative inquīsītōre inquīsītōribus
vocative inquīsītor inquīsītōrēs

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