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ductor

[duhk-ter] /ˈdʌk tər/
noun, Printing.
1.
the roller that conveys ink in a press from the ink reservoir to the distributor.
Origin of ductor
1540-1550
1540-50; < Latin: guide, equivalent to duc- (variant stem of dūcere to lead) + -tor -tor
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  • Behmen sets about his task as a ductor dubitantium in a masterly manner.

    Jacob Behmen Alexander Whyte

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