teller

teller

[tel-er]
noun
1.
a person or thing that tells, relates, or communicates; narrator.
2.
a person employed in a bank to receive or pay out money over the counter.
3.
a person who tells, counts, or enumerates, as one appointed to count votes in a legislative body.

Origin:
1300–50; Middle English; see tell1, -er1

tellership, noun
underteller, noun
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Teller

[tel-er]
noun
Edward, 1908–2003, U.S. physicist, born in Hungary.
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teller (ˈtɛlə)
 
n
1.  another name for cashier
2.  a person appointed to count votes in a legislative body, assembly, etc
3.  a person who tells; narrator
 
'tellership
 
n

Teller (ˈtɛlə)
 
n
Edward. 1908--2003, US nuclear physicist, born in Hungary: a major contributor to the development of the hydrogen bomb (1952)

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teller
"bank clerk who pays or receives money," late 15c., "person who keeps accounts," from tell in its secondary sense of "count, enumerate," which is the primary sense of cognate words in many Germanic languages.
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