Definition of Questor

1. n. An officer who had the management of the public treasure; a receiver of taxes, tribute, etc.; treasurer of state.



Definition of Questor

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of quaestor) ¹

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Definition of Questor

1. quaestor [n -S] - See also: quaestor

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Questor

questioningly
questionings
questionist
questionists
questionless
questionnaire
questionnaired
questionnaires
questionnairing
questions
questlike
questman
questmen
questmonger
questmongers
questor (current term)
questors
questorship
questorships
questrist
questrists
quests
questuaries
questuary
quet
quetch
quetched
quetches
quetching
quetenite

Literary usage of Questor

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1. A New General Biographical Dictionary by Hugh James Rose (1857)
"Cicero, when he was questor of Sicily, discovered the tomb of Archimedes overgrown with bushes and weeds, having the sphere and cylinder engraved on it, ..."

2. Encyclopædia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Francis Lieber, Edward Wigglesworth, Thomas Gamaliel Bradford, Henry Vethake (1851)
"(See questor.) QUAGGA (equus quagga). This animal, which is an inhabitant of the southern parts of Africa, is not unlike the zebra; its ears, however, ..."

3. London Encyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature by Thomas Tegg (1829)
"He was afterwards appointed consul, by his pupil Gratian, then en,peror, AD 379 ; and besides the dignity of questor, to which he had been nominated by ..."

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