lator

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the radical of the supine of ferō, lātum +‎ -tor.

Noun[edit]

lātor m ‎(genitive lātōris); third declension

  1. Someone who proposes a law, proposer, carrier.
    • 63 BCE, Cicero, In Catilinam, 4.5.10
      [] denique ipsum latorem Semproniae legis iniussu populi poenas rei publicae dependisse
      [] and moreover that the very proposer of the Sempronian law suffered punishment by the command of the people.

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative lātor lātōrēs
genitive lātōris lātōrum
dative lātōrī lātōribus
accusative lātōrem lātōrēs
ablative lātōre lātōribus
vocative lātor lātōrēs

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References[edit]

  • lator” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.