Procurator


Procurator
Procurator Proc"u*ra`tor, n. [L.: cf. F. procurateur. See {Procure}, and cf. {Proctor}. ] [1913 Webster] 1. (Law) One who manages another's affairs, either generally or in a special matter; an agent; a proctor. --Chaucer. Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. (Rom. Antiq.) A governor of a province under the emperors; also, one who had charge of the imperial revenues in a province; as, the procurator of Judea. [1913 Webster]

{Procurator fiscal} (Scots Law), public prosecutor, or district attorney. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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