castrator

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

castrate +‎ -or

Noun[edit]

castrator (plural castrators)

  1. One who castrates (gelds or neuters).
    • 2007 January 7, Lauren Collins, “Faces of War”, New York Times:
      “I remind myself,” McCleary says, unconvincingly, “that in medieval times, surgeons and dentists were classified under the sign of Mars along with butchers, barbers, tinkers, castrators of animals, murderers and hangmen.”

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

castrātor

  1. second-person singular future passive imperative of castrō
  2. third-person singular future passive imperative of castrō