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illuminator

[ih-loo-muh-ney-ter] /ɪˈlu məˌneɪ tər/
noun
1.
a person or thing that illuminates.
2.
a device for illuminating, as a light source with a lens or mirror for concentrating light.
3.
a person who paints manuscripts, books, etc., with designs in color, gold, or the like.
Origin of illuminator
1475-1485
1475-85; < Late Latin illūminātor, equivalent to illūminā(re) (see illumine) + -tor -tor
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