Definition of lictor
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Orthography ID = 1009257
1.
LEM
līctor, līctōris
2 LIG-
noun (m., 3rd declension)
  1. a lictor, official attendant upon a magistrate
  2. twenty-four lictors, with the fasces, walked in single file before a dictator, twelve before a consul, six before a praetor
  3. they scourged or beheaded condemned criminals
Abbreviations
līctor ōris, m 2 LIG-, a lictor, official attendant upon a magistrate: se augustiorem lictoribus duodecim sumptis fecit, L.

—Twenty-four lictors, with the fasces, walked in single file before a dictator, twelve before a consul, six before a praetor: consularis, H.

— they scourged or beheaded condemned criminals, C., L.
 
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