legislator

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin lēgislātor.

Noun[edit]

legislator (plural legislators)

  1. Someone who creates or enacts laws, especially a member of a legislative body.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

In Classical Latin, the word is usually written separately: lēgis lātor

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Noun[edit]

lēgislātor m (genitive lēgislātōris); third declension

  1. legislator
    • c. 130-180 CE, Gaius, Institutiones, 3.76
      nec me praeterit non satis in ea re legislatorem voluntatem suam verbis expressisse
      It has not escaped my observation, however, that the legislator did not express his intention in this manner in a way which is sufficiently clear.

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative lēgislātor lēgislātōrēs
genitive lēgislātōris lēgislātōrum
dative lēgislātōrī lēgislātōribus
accusative lēgislātōrem lēgislātōrēs
ablative lēgislātōre lēgislātōribus
vocative lēgislātor lēgislātōrēs

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References[edit]

  • legislator in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879