escheator

[ es-chee-ter ]
/ ɛsˈtʃi tər /

noun

an officer in charge of escheats.

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Origin of escheator

1250–1300; Middle English eschetour < Anglo-French. See escheat, -or2

OTHER WORDS FROM escheator

sub·es·cheat·or, noun
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