Quaestor meaning

kwĕstər, kwēstər
Any of various public officials in ancient Rome responsible for finance and administration in various areas of government and the military.
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An official of ancient Rome, with various, chiefly financial, duties.
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An Ancient Roman official responsible for public revenue and other financial affairs.
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Origin of quaestor

  • Middle English questor from Latin quaestor from quaestus obsolete past participle of quaerere to inquire

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Latin quaestor, from an old participle form of quaero.

    From Wiktionary