quaestor: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (kwes'tur, kwē'stur), [key]
— n. Rom. Hist.
- one of two subordinates of the consuls serving as public prosecutors in certain criminal cases.
- (later) one of the public magistrates in charge of the state funds, as treasury officers or those attached to the consuls and provincial governors.
- quaestor (Thesaurus)