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Webster 1913 Edition


Traditor


Trad′i-tor

,
Noun.
[L., fr.
tradere
,
traditum
. See
Traitor
.]
(Eccl. Hist.)
A deliverer; – a name of infamy given to Christians who delivered the Scriptures, or the goods of the church, to their persecutors to save their lives.
Milner.

Webster 1828 Edition


Traditor

TRAD'ITOR

,
Noun.
[L.] A deliverer; a name of infamy given to christians who delivered the Scriptures or the goods of the church to their persecutors,to save their lives.

Definition 2022


traditor

traditor

English

Noun

traditor (plural traditors or traditores)

  1. A deliverer; a name of infamy given to Christians who delivered the Scriptures, or the goods of the church, to their persecutors to save their lives.
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Italian

Noun

traditor m (invariable)

  1. apocopic form of traditore

Latin

Etymology

From trādō (give up, hand over); literally "one who hands over (something)".

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈtraː.di.tor/, [ˈtraː.dɪ.tɔr]

Noun

trāditor m (genitive trāditōris); third declension

  1. betrayer, traitor
  2. teacher

Inflection

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative trāditor trāditōrēs
genitive trāditōris trāditōrum
dative trāditōrī trāditōribus
accusative trāditōrem trāditōrēs
ablative trāditōre trāditōribus
vocative trāditor trāditōrēs

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