Word Summary
rhētōr: a public speaker
Original Word: ῥήτωρ
Transliteration: rhētōr
Phonetic Spelling: (hray'-tore)
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Short Definition: a public speaker
Meaning: a public speaker
Strong's Concordance
attorney, advocate

From rheo; a speaker, i.e. (by implication) a forensic advocate -- orator.

see GREEK rheo

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4489: ῤήτωρ

ῤήτωρ, ῤήτορος, , ( Ρ᾽ΑΩ), a speaker, an orator (Sophocles, Euripides, Aristophanes, Xenophon, Plato, others): of a forensic orator or advocate, Acts 24:1. (Cf. Thomas Magister, under the word (p. 324, 15 edition Ritschl); B. D., under the word , 2.)