pretor


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Wikipedia.
Related to pretor: Pritor

pretor:

see praetorpraetor
, in ancient Rome, originally a consul, and later a judicial magistrate (from c.366 B.C.). In 242 B.C. two praetors were appointed, the urban praetor (praetor urbanus), deciding cases to which citizens were parties, and the peregrine praetor (
..... Click the link for more information.
.

praetor

, pretor
(in ancient Rome) any of several senior magistrates ranking just below the consuls
Mentioned in ?