scrutor

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *(s)kreu (cutting tool), extended form of *(s)ker- (to cut).

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Verb[edit]

present active scrūtor, present infinitive scrūtārī, perfect active scrūtātus sum (deponent)

  1. I search or examine thoroughly; I probe, investigate or scrutinize

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References[edit]

  • scrutor in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
  • scrutiny in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911