Definition of procureur in English:


Pronunciation /ˌprɒkjʊˈrəː/


  • 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.