Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Ballentine's Law Dictionary

    A Roman officer who superintended the care of public buildings, streets, weights and measures, funerals, games and the prices of provisions.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In Roman law. An officor who attended to the repairs of the temples and other public bnildings; the repairs and cleanliness of the streets; the care of the weights and measures; the providing for funerals and games; and regulating the prices of provisions. Ainsw. Lex.; Smith, Lex.; Du Cange.