variant of quaestor

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  • Questor — Ques tor, n. [L. quaestor, contr. fr. quaesitor, fr. quaerere, quaesitum, to seek for, ask: cf. F. questeur.] (Rom. Antiq.) An officer who had the management of the public treasure; a receiver of taxes, tribute, etc.; treasurer of state. [Written …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • questor — |ô| s. m. 1. Magistrado da antiga Roma que tinha a seu cargo as finanças. 2. Juiz criminal entre os romanos …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • questor — [kwes′tər] n. alt. sp. of QUAESTOR …   English World dictionary

  • Questor — The term Questor can refer to:*An alternate spelling of Quaestor, an ancient Roman official * The Questor Tapes , a 1974 TV movie created and produced by Gene Roddenberry and starring Robert Foxworth and Mike Farrell *Questor is a character in… …   Wikipedia

  • questor — quest ► NOUN 1) a long or arduous search. 2) (in medieval romance) an expedition by a knight to accomplish a specific task. ► VERB ▪ search for something. DERIVATIVES quester (also questor) noun. ORIGIN Old French …   English terms dictionary

  • questor — /kwes teuhr, kwee steuhr/, n. Rom. Hist. quaestor. * * * …   Universalium

  • questor — ques|tor Mot Agut Nom masculí …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • qüestor — qües|tor Mot Agut Nom masculí …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • QUESTOR — quaestore, quaestor …   Abbreviations in Latin Inscriptions

  • questor — torques …   Anagrams dictionary

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