What is SENATOR?

In Roman law. A member of the senatus. In old English law. A member of the royal council; a king’s councillor. In American law. One who is a member of a senate, either of the United States or of a state. Senatores sunt partes corporis regis. Senators are part of the body of the king. Staundef. 72, E.; 4 Inst 53, in marg.

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