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illuminator

EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

illuminate +‎ -or

NounEdit

illuminator (plural illuminators)

  1. Agent noun of illuminate; one who illuminates; an explainer.
  2. An artist who adds illustrations and decorations to illuminated manuscriptsW.
    • 2013 September-October, Henry Petroski, “The Evolution of Eyeglasses”, American Scientist: 
      The ability of a segment of a glass sphere to magnify whatever is placed before it was known around the year 1000, when the spherical segment was called a reading stone, [] . Scribes, illuminators, and scholars held such stones directly over manuscript pages as an aid in seeing what was being written, drawn, or read.

LatinEdit

VerbEdit

illūminātor

  1. second-person singular future passive imperative of illūminō
  2. third-person singular future passive imperative of illūminō