Proc"u*ra`tor (?), n. [L.: cf. F. procurateur. See Procure, and cf. Proctor. ]

1. Law

One who manages another's affairs, either generally or in a special matter; an agent; a proctor.

Chaucer. Shak.

2. Rom. Antiq.

A governor of a province under the emperors; also, one who had charge of the imperial revenues in a province; as, the procurator of Judea.

Procurator fiscal ScotsLaw, public prosecutor, or district attorney.


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