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viator

[vahy-ey-tawr, -ter] /vaɪˈeɪ tɔr, -tər/
noun, plural viatores
[vahy-uh-tawr-eez, -tohr-] /ˌvaɪ əˈtɔr iz, -ˈtoʊr-/ (Show IPA)
1.
a wayfarer; traveler.
Origin
1495-1505
1495-1505; < Latin viātor equivalent to viā(re) to travel (derivative of via way) + -tor -tor
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British Dictionary definitions for via-tores

viator

/vaɪˈeɪtɔː/
noun (pl) viatores (ˌvaɪəˈtɔːriːz)
1.
(rare) a traveller
Word Origin
C16: from Latin, from viāre to travel
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