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ex-stinctor (ext- ), ōris, m. id.,
I.an extinguisher (rare but class.).
B. Transf., an annihilator, destroyer: “ne exstinctor patriae, ne proditor, ne hostis appelletur,Cic. Sull. 31, 88: “regiae domus (Cassander),Just. 16, 1.—
II. Trop.: conjurationis, suppressor (opp. auctor et dux), Auct. Or. pro Domo, 38, 101: belli, Auct. Or. de Harusp. Resp. 23, 94.
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