traditor

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin traditor (betrayer), from trado (I hand over). See traitor.

Noun[edit]

traditor (plural traditors)

  1. A deliverer; a name of infamy given to Christians who delivered the Scriptures, or the goods of the church, to their persecutors to save their lives.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Milner to this entry?)

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

traditor m (invariable)

  1. apocopic form of traditore

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From trādō (give up, hand over); literally "one who hands over (something)".

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

trāditor m (genitive trāditōris); third declension

  1. betrayer, traitor
  2. teacher

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative trāditor trāditōrēs
genitive trāditōris trāditōrum
dative trāditōrī trāditōribus
accusative trāditōrem trāditōrēs
ablative trāditōre trāditōribus
vocative trāditor trāditōrēs

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