quaestorial

quaestorial

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  • quaestorial — kweˈstōrēəl, kwēˈ , tȯr adjective Etymology: Latin quaestorius quaestorial (from quaestor + ius ious) + English al : of or relating to a quaestor or a quaestorship * * * quaestorial / tōˈri əl or töˈ/ adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑quaestor …   Useful english dictionary

  • quaestorial — quaes·to·ri·al …   English syllables

  • quaestor — quaestorial /kwe stawr ee euhl, stohr , kwee /, adj. quaestorship, n. /kwes teuhr, kwee steuhr/, n. Rom. Hist. 1. one of two subordinates of the consuls serving as public prosecutors in certain criminal cases. 2. (later) one of the public… …   Universalium

  • ques|to|ri|al — «kwehs TAWR ee uhl, TOHR ; kwees », adjective. = quaestorial. (Cf. ↑quaestorial) …   Useful english dictionary

  • quaestorship — See quaestorial. * * * …   Universalium

  • quaestor — [ kwi:stə] noun (in ancient Rome) any of a number of officials in charge of public revenue and expenditure. Derivatives quaestorial adjective quaestorship noun Origin L., from an old form of quaesit , quaerere seek …   English new terms dictionary

  • quaestor —   n. ancient Roman public treasurer or assistant military commander.    ♦ quaestorial,   a …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • quaestor — n. either of two ancient Roman magistrates with mainly financial responsibilities. Derivatives: quaestorial adj. quaestorship n. Etymology: ME f. L f. quaerere quaesit seek …   Useful english dictionary

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