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accūsātor , ōris, m. id., orig. who calls another to account; hence, transferred to public life, an accuser, a plaintiff, esp. in a state-offence (while petitor signifies a plaintiff in private causes; yet accusator is often used for every kind of accuser, and then includes the petitor, v. accuso no. II. A.).
II. Esp., in silv. age, an informer, a denouncer (= delator): “accusatorum denuntiationes,Suet. Aug. 66; so Juv. 1, 161.
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