Definition of quadruplator in English:

quadruplator

noun

  • Roman History. An informer; a person paid to denounce another in a court. Now rare.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in Robert Sanderson (1587–1663), bishop of Lincoln. From classical Latin quadruplātor public informer, person who multiplies by four from quadruplāt-, past participial stem of quadruplāre + -or.

Pronunciation

quadruplator

/kwəˈdruːpleɪtə//kwɒˈdruːpleɪtə/