accusator

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From literary French accusateur, from Latin accūsātōrem, accusative singular of accūsātor (accuser).[1] Doublet of accuser.

Noun[edit]

accusator (plural accusators)

  1. (archaic) A male accuser;[1]

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References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 The Oxford English Dictionary (2007)

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From accūsō (blame, accuse), from ad (to, towards, at) + causa (cause, reason, account, lawsuit).

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Noun[edit]

accūsātor m (genitive accūsātōris); third declension

  1. accuser, plaintiff
  2. denouncer, informer

Declension[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative accūsātor accūsātōrēs
Genitive accūsātōris accūsātōrum
Dative accūsātōrī accūsātōribus
Accusative accūsātōrem accūsātōrēs
Ablative accūsātōre accūsātōribus
Vocative accūsātor accūsātōrēs

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References[edit]

  • accusator in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • accusator in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers