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instĭtor , ōris, m. insisto,
I.a person who sells goods for another, a factor, broker, agent; a huckster, hawker, peddler (cf.: “circulator, negotiator): amata nautis multum et institoribus,Hor. Epod. 17, 20: “mercis,Liv. 22, 25: “hibernae tegetis,Juv. 7, 221.—
II. Trop.: “eloquentiae,who hawks about his eloquence, makes an exhibition of it, Quint. 11, 1, 50; id. 8, 3, 12.
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