EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin prōvocātor. Doublet of provocateur.

NounEdit

provocator (plural provocators)

  1. one who engages in provocation

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From prōvocō (call forth, challenge, provoke) +‎ -tor.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

prōvocātor m (genitive prōvocātōris); third declension

  1. challenger (in combat)
    Hypernym: gladiātor
    Coordinate terms: rētiārius, secūtor, Thrax

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative prōvocātor prōvocātōrēs
Genitive prōvocātōris prōvocātōrum
Dative prōvocātōrī prōvocātōribus
Accusative prōvocātōrem prōvocātōrēs
Ablative prōvocātōre prōvocātōribus
Vocative prōvocātor prōvocātōrēs

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