Origin of procurator
Related Words for procuratorcounselor, advocate, surrogate, backup, replacement, stand-in, proctor, attorney, practitioner, barrister, mouthpiece, counsel, solicitor, defender, jurist, counsellor, pleader, vicar, alternate, deputy
Examples from the Web for procurator
Historical Examples of procurator
"Ah, I see," said the Procurator General, suppressing a366 smile.The Eternal City
The man says that he is the son of M. de Bragadin, the procurator's brother.The Memoires of Casanova, Complete
Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
The czar appointed his former tutor as Procurator of the Holy Synod.The Story of Russia
R. Van Bergen, M.A.
The procurator describes this commerce, both domestic and foreign.
"It was a mild night, he might have opened one himself," replied the Procurator Fiscal.Simon
J. Storer Clouston
Word Origin for procurator
(c.1300) "steward or manager of a household;" also "a provider" (late 13c. as a surname), from Old French procuratour "attorney, agent, proxy, spokesman" (13c., Modern French procurateur) or directly from Latin procurator "manager, overseer, agent, deputy," agent noun from past participle stem of procurare (see procure). Related: Procuracy; procuration; procuratory.