adulterer

adulterer

[uh-duhl-ter-er]
noun
a person who commits adultery.

Origin:
1350–1400; earlier adulter adulterer (< Latin, back formation from adulterāre to defile; see adulterate) + -er1; replacing Middle English avouter, avoutrer < Old French < Latin

adulterer, adulterate.
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adulterer (əˈdʌltərə)
 
n
a person who has committed adultery
 
[C16: originally also adulter, from Latin adulter, back formation from adulterāre to adulterate]

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