an officer formerly sent out to carry out the orders of a civil or ecclesiastical court
Origin of apparitorClassical Latin ; from apparere, appear
An official who was formerly sent to carry out the orders of a civil or ecclesiastical court.
Origin of apparitorMiddle English, from Latin apparitor, from apparitus, past participle of appar&emacron;re, to appear; see appear.
Latin public servant, from appareo (“I wait upon”).