- a person who shares another's position, rank, or dignity.
- a person sitting beside another in an advisory capacity; an advisory associate.
Origin of assessor
British Dictionary definitions for assessorial
Word Origin and History for assessorial
late 14c., from Old French assessor "assistant judge, assessor (in court)" (12c., Modern French assesseur) and directly from Latin assessor "an assistant, aid; an assistant judge," in Late Latin "one who assesses taxes," literally "a sitter-by," agent noun from past participle stem of assidere (see assess).