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dispensator (plural dispensators)

  1. A distributor; a dispenser.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Francis Bacon to this entry?)

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for dispensator in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)




dispensātor m (genitive dispensātōris); third declension

  1. steward, attendant
  2. treasurer
  3. dispenser


Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative dispensātor dispensātōrēs
genitive dispensātōris dispensātōrum
dative dispensātōrī dispensātōribus
accusative dispensātōrem dispensātōrēs
ablative dispensātōre dispensātōribus
vocative dispensātor dispensātōrēs


  • dispensator in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • dispensator in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • dispensator in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • dispensator in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • dispensator in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • dispensator in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin