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dictātor ōris, m

dicto.—In Rome, a dictator, chief magistrate with unlimited power (in great emergencies, superseding ordinary magistracies): lex de dictatore lata, Cs.: nomen dictatoris sustulisti: creandi dictatoris mentio, L.—In other cities, a dictator, absolute ruler : Lanuvii: dictatorem Albani Mettium creant, L.

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