|n.||1.||An inquisitive person; one fond of asking questions.|
|2.||(Law) One whose official duty it is to examine and inquire, as coroners, sheriffs, etc.|
|3.||(R.C.Ch.) A member of the Court of Inquisition.|
|Noun||1.||inquisitor - a questioner who is excessively harsh|
|2.||Inquisitor - an official of the ecclesiastical court of the Inquisition|
INQUISITOR. A designation of sheriffs, coroners, super visum corporis, and
the like, who have power to inquire into certain matters.
2. The name, of an officer, among ecclesiastics, who is authorized to inquire into heresies, and the like, and to punish them. An ecclesiastical judge.