originator

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

originate +‎ -or

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NounEdit

originator (plural originators)

  1. Someone who originates, creates or founds something.
    • 2004, Jeff Duntemann, Degunking Your Email, Spam, and Viruses (page 209)
      These relay stations are actually special-purpose email servers. They are used to relay spam from the spam's originator so that the originator cannot be traced.

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