A person guilty of barratry.
One who engages in barratry.
One who commits barratry. Also called barrato or common barrator.
Origin of barrator
- Middle English baratour from Old French barateour swindler from barater to cheat perhaps from Vulgar Latin prattāre from Greek prāttein to do
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- Old English baratour, Old French barateor deceiver, from Old French barater, bareter, to deceive, cheat, barter. See barter (intransitive verb).