1Usually in French contexts: an agent or representative, especially an attorney or legal representative.
"procureur general" noun the chief prosecuting attorney in a court of appeal in France, especially the chief prosecutor in the Court of Cassation.
2 historical, rare Procurator.
3A procurer, a pimp.
Early 17th century; earliest use found in Robert Dallington (b. 1561), author and courtier. From Middle French, French procureur.