sectator

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin sectātor, from sectārī, frequentative of sequī (to follow).

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Noun[edit]

sectator (plural sectators)

  1. (now rare) A follower, a disciple; someone who follows a particular school; partisan.
    • 1662, Thomas Salusbury, Galileo's Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems, II:
      But that the Earth, Water, Air, are of a nature equally constituted immoveable about the centre, is it not the opinion of your self, Aristotle, Ptolomy, and all their sectators?

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Noun[edit]

sectātor m (genitive sectātōris); third declension

  1. follower, attendant, adherent

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative sectātor sectātōrēs
genitive sectātōris sectātōrum
dative sectātōrī sectātōribus
accusative sectātōrem sectātōrēs
ablative sectātōre sectātōribus
vocative sectātor sectātōrēs

Verb[edit]

sectātor

  1. second-person singular future active imperative of sector
  2. third-person singular future active imperative of sector