a person guilty of barratry
Origin of barratorMiddle English baratour from Old French barateor, swindler from barater, to cheat from barate, fraud, strife from Old Norse baratta, quarrel from berja, to beat from Indo-European base an unverified form bher-, to cut from source Classical Latin ferire, to strike, kill
One who engages in barratry.
Origin of barratorMiddle English baratour from Old French barateour swindler from barater to cheat perhaps from Vulgar Latin prattāre from Greek prāttein to do
- One who is guilty of barratry.
Old English baratour, Old French barateor deceiver, from Old French barater, bareter, to deceive, cheat, barter. See barter (intransitive verb).
barrator - Legal Definition
One who commits barratry. Also called barrato or common barrator.