abstractor

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

abstract +‎ -or

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

abstractor (plural abstractors)

  1. Alternative form of abstracter.[First attested in the mid 17th century.][1]
  2. (dated, historical, UK) A title or grade of clerk in the British Civil Service.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lesley Brown (editor), The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, 5th edition (Oxford University Press, 2003 [1933], ISBN 978-0-19-860575-7), page 10