Meaning of quadruplator in English:

quadruplator

noun

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

Pronunciation

quadruplator

/kwɒˈdruːpleɪtə/ /kwəˈdruːpleɪtə/

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.