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

- A lictor (possibly from Latin: ligare, "to bind") was a Roman civil servant who was an attendant and bodyguard to a magistrate who held imperium. Lictors...
- 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)...
- 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...
- 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...
- Ectaga lictor is a moth in the family Depressariidae. It was described by Walsingham in 1912. It is found in Guatemala. The wingspan is about 18 mm. The...
- dictator's deputy) – 6 lictors Praetor – 6 lictors (2 lictors within the pomerium) Consul – 12 lictors each Dictator – 24 lictors outside the Pomerium and...
- The Muslim ****ociation of the Lictor (Italian: ****ociazione Musulmana del Littorio, AML) was created in 1939 as the Muslim branch of the National Fascist...
- Plateros lictor is a species of net-winged beetle in the family Lycidae. It is found in North America. "Plateros lictor Species Information". BugGuide...
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