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 for Probator
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Probator \Pro*ba"tor\, n. [L.]
     1. An examiner; an approver. --Maydman.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. (O. Eng. Law) One who, when indicted for crime, confessed
        it, and accused others, his accomplices, in order to
        obtain pardon; a state's evidence.
        [1913 Webster]

From Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :

  PROBATOR. Ancient English law. Strictly, an accomplice in felony, who to 
  save himself confessed the fact, and charged or accused any other as 
  principal or accessary, against whom he was bound to make good his charge. 
  It also signified an approver, or one who undertakes to prove a crime 
  charged upon another. Jacob's Law Dict. h.t. 
  
  

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