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Lewis : negotiator

negotiator nĕgōtĭātor (nĕgōc-), ōris, m. id., one who does business by wholesale, a wholesale dealer, a banker, a factor (cf.: institor, mercator): improbus negotiator, Cic. Q. Fr. 1, 1, 2, § 7: mercator an negotiator, id. Verr. 2, 2, 77, § 188; id. Planc. 26, 64.

In gen. A trader, tradesman (post-Aug.): trucidati negotiatores, Vell. 2, 110, 6: mercis sordidae, Quint. 1, 12, 17: mancipiorum, id. 5, 12, 17; cf. Suet. Ner. 32: vestiarius, Dig. 38, 1, 45: frumentarius, ib. 50, 5, 9; Vulg. Gen. 37, 28.

NEGOTIATOR, an appellation of Mercury as the god of tradesmen, Inscr. Grut. 55, 1.

A factor, agent, intrusted with the management of a business, Labeo ap. Dig. 32, 65 prooem.