- a person who commits barratry.
Also bar·ra·ter, barretor.
Origin of barrator
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The barrator prolongs his answer so as to procure a respite from the fangs of his tormentors.The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri
And, when the barrator had disappeared, he turned his talons on his fellow, and was clutched with him above the ditch.Dante: "The Central Man of All the World"
John T. Slattery
- a person guilty of barratry
Word Origin for barrator
C14: from Old French barateor, from barater to barter
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