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EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Latin inventor.

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NounEdit

inventor (plural inventors)

  1. One who invents, either as a hobby or as an occupation.

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CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Latin inventor, inventorem.

AdjectiveEdit

inventor (feminine inventora, masculine plural inventors, feminine plural inventores)

  1. inventive

NounEdit

inventor m (plural inventors, feminine inventora)

  1. inventor

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From inventus, from invenio.

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NounEdit

inventor m (genitive inventōris); third declension

  1. contriver, author, discoverer, inventor

InflectionEdit

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative inventor inventōrēs
genitive inventōris inventōrum
dative inventōrī inventōribus
accusative inventōrem inventōrēs
ablative inventōre inventōribus
vocative inventor inventōrēs

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ReferencesEdit

  • inventor in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • inventor in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “inventor”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • inventor” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • a legislator: legum scriptor, conditor, inventor

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Latin inventor, inventorem.

NounEdit

inventor m (plural inventores, feminine inventora, feminine plural inventoras)

  1. inventor (one who invents things)

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Latin inventor, inventorem.

NounEdit

inventor m (plural inventores)

  1. inventor (one who invents things)

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