Definition of Lictor. Meaning of Lictor. Synonyms of Lictor

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Definition of Lictor

Lictor
Lictor Lic"tor (l[i^]k"t[o^]r), n. [L.] (Rom. Antiq.) An officer who bore an ax and fasces or rods, as ensigns of his office. His duty was to attend the chief magistrates when they appeared in public, to clear the way, and cause due respect to be paid to them, also to apprehend and punish criminals. Lictors and rods, the ensigns of their power. --Milton.

Meaning of Lictor from wikipedia

- The lictor (possibly from Latin: ligare, "to bind") was a Roman civil servant who was a bodyguard to magistrates who held imperium. Lictors were used...
- Periaptodes lictor is a species of beetle in the family Cerambycidae. It was described by Francis Polkinghorne Pascoe in 1866. It is known from Indonesia...
- The Sword of the Lictor is a science fantasy novel by American writer Gene Wolfe, first released in 1982. It is the third volume in the four-volume series...
- (subordinate officials) called lictors each carried fasces before a magistrate, in a number corresponding to his rank. Lictors preceded consuls (and proconsuls)...
- Ectaga lictor is a moth in the Depressariidae family. It was described by Walsingham in 1912. It is found in Guatemala. The wingspan is about 18 mm. The...
- Chionodes lictor is a moth in the family Gelechiidae. It is found in North America, where it has been recorded from California, Oregon and British Columbia...
- The Gabardini Lictor was a light aircraft developed in Italy in the mid-1930s. It was a low-wing cantilever monoplane with fixed tailwheel undercarriage...
- Plateros lictor is a species of net-winged beetle in the family Lycidae. It is found in North America. "Plateros lictor Species Information". BugGuide...
- The Muslim ****ociation of the Lictor (Italian: ****ociazione Musulmana del Littorio, AML) was created in 1939 as the Muslim branch of the National Fascist...
- ancient Roman symbol of the authority of the civic magistrate carried by his lictors, which could be used for corporal and capital punishment at his command...
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