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compurgator

[kom-per-gey-ter] /ˈkɒm pərˌgeɪ tər/
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1.
a person who vouches for the innocence and truthful testimony of another.
Origin of compurgator
1525-1535
1525-35; < Medieval Latin, equivalent to compurgā(re) (see compurgation) + -tor -tor
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