glossator

glossator

[glo-sey-ter, glaw-]
noun
1.
a person who writes glosses; glossarist.
2.
one of the medieval interpreters of the Roman and canon laws.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English glosator < Medieval Latin glōssātor commentator, equivalent to glōssā(re) to explain, interpret (see gloss2) + Latin -tor -tor

glossatorial [glos-uh-tawr-ee-uhl, -tohr-, glaw-suh-] , adjective
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glossator (ɡlɒˈseɪtə)
 
n
1.  glossarist, glossist, Also called: glossographer a writer of glosses and commentaries, esp (in the Middle Ages) an interpreter of Roman and Canon Law
2.  a compiler of a glossary

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