auctor

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From auctus, from augeō (increase, nourish).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

auctor m (genitive auctōris); third declension

  1. one who gives increase (hence: an originator, causer, doer, founder)
  2. seller, vendor
  3. author
  4. (figurative) authorship, agency, encouragement

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative auctor auctōrēs
genitive auctōris auctōrum
dative auctōrī auctōribus
accusative auctōrem auctōrēs
ablative auctōre auctōribus
vocative auctor auctōrēs

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Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

auctor m (plural auctores, feminine auctora, feminine plural auctoras)

  1. obsolete spelling of autor