nomenclator

nomenclator

[noh-muhn-kley-ter]
noun
1.
a person who assigns names, as in scientific classification; classifier.
2.
Archaic. a person who calls or announces things or persons by their names.

Origin:
1555–65; < Latin nōmenclātor, variant of nōmenculātor one who announces names, equivalent to nōmen name + -culātor, variant of calātor a crier (calā(re) to call + -tor -tor)

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nomenclator (ˈnəʊmɛnˌkleɪtə)
 
n
a person who invents or assigns names, as in scientific classification
 
[C16: from Latin, from nōmen name + calāre to call]

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