Etymology
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inquisitor (n.)

c. 1400, "an inspector, one who makes inquiries," from Anglo-French inquisitour, Old French inquisiteur, or directly from Latin inquisitor "searcher, examiner; a legal investigator, collector of evidence," agent noun from Latin inquirere (see inquire). As the title of an officer of the Inquisition, from 1540s. Related: Inquisitorial. Of the fem. forms, inquisitress (1727) is senior to inquisitrix (1825).

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Definitions of inquisitor
1
inquisitor (n.)
a questioner who is excessively harsh;
Synonyms: interrogator
2
Inquisitor (n.)
an official of the ecclesiastical court of the Inquisition;
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