designator

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

designate +‎ -or

Noun[edit]

designator (plural designators)

  1. A person who, or term that, designates.
  2. (historical, Roman antiquity) An officer who assigned to each his rank and place in public shows and ceremonies.

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

dēsignātor

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

References[edit]

  • designator in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • designator in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • designator” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • designator in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • designator in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin