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quaesītor , ōris, m. id.,
I.a seeker, searcher (post-class.).
I. In gen., as for gold, connected with scrutator, Pacat. Pan. Th. 28.—
II. In partic., an investigator.
B. In a scientific point of view, an inquirer, examiner, considerer, as a transl. of the Gr. σκεπτικός, a sceptic (post-class.), Gell. 11, 5, 2: quaesitor ille solus animaeque corporisque, Prud. Hymn. ante Somn. 89.
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    • Cicero, Against Catiline, 4.5.10
    • Cicero, For Plancius, 17.43
    • Cicero, Against Verres, 2.1.29
    • Cicero, For Marcus Fonteius, 6.11
    • Cicero, For Sulla, 28.78
    • Vergil, Aeneid, 6.432
    • Gellius, Noctes Atticae, 11.5.2
    • Sallust, Bellum Iugurthinum, 40
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