petitor

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin

Noun[edit]

petitor (plural petitors)

  1. (law) The claimant or plaintiff in ancient legal systems.

Anagrams[edit]


Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

petītor m (genitive petītōris); third declension

  1. seeker, striver
  2. applicant, candidate
  3. claimant, plaintiff
  4. suitor, wooer

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative petītor petītōrēs
genitive petītōris petītōrum
dative petītōrī petītōribus
accusative petītōrem petītōrēs
ablative petītōre petītōribus
vocative petītor petītōrēs

Verb[edit]

petitor

  1. second-person singular future passive imperative of petō
  2. third-person singular future passive imperative of petō

References[edit]

  • petitor in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • petitor in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • petitor” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • petitor in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • petitor in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin