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explōrātor , ōris, m. id.,
I.a searcher out, examiner, explorer; a prying person, a spy (not in Cic.)
I. In gen.: rerum, Lucil. ap. Non. 366, 31: “suppositicius,Plaut. Ps. 4, 7, 71.—
b. Adj., searching: “ignes, Claud. III. Cons. Hon. praef. 11: foci,Mart. 8, 51, 4.—
II. In partic.
A. In milit. lang.
(α). A spy, scout, Caes. B. G. 1, 12, 2; 2, 5, 4; 2, 11, 3; 2, 17, 1 et saep.—
(β). Plur., skirmishers, Tac. H. 2, 17; cf. Inscr. Orell. 5877 sqq.—
B. Explorator viae, one who ran before the emperor to clear the way, Suet. Tib. 60.
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