• In ancient Rome, a member of one of two distinct classes of magistrates:
  • In the middle ages, one appointed by the Pope or by a Roman Catholic bishop to announce the granting of indulgences, of which the special condition was the giving of alms to the church.
  • A treasurer; one charged with the collection and care of dues.
  • An officer who had the management of the public treasure; a receiver of taxes, tribute, etc.; treasurer of state.
  • Alternative spelling of <xref>quaestor</xref>.
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