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intercessor , ōris, m. id.,
I.one who intervenes.
I. A mediator in money matters, a surety: “utinam semper esses tribunus: intercessorem non quaereres,Cic. Fam. 7, 27, 1; id. Rosc. Am. 38, 110: “rem aliquam agere intercessore ac deprecatore aliquo,App. Mag. 60, p. 313, 18: “intercessorem quaerere,Quint. Decl. 300: “nolo per intercessorem mutueris,Sen. Ep. 119 init.
B. A fulfiller, performer, Cod. Just. 1, 42, 8; 8, 17, 7.—
II. One who interposes, enters a protest.
A. A protester; of a tribune of the people who makes use of his veto, Cic. Agr. 2, 12: “agrariae legi intercessorem fore professus est,id. Sull. 23: “legis,Liv. 4, 53: “(Caesar) restitit, partim per intercess?*!res tribunos, etc.,Suet. Caes. 29.—
B. In gen., a hinderer, preventer, Cic. Rosc. Am. 38: “rei malae,id. Leg. 3, 4 and 19.
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