institutor

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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin: compare French instituteur. Equivalent to institute +‎ -or.

Noun[edit]

institutor ‎(plural institutors)

  1. One who institutes something.
    institutors of civil policy
  2. (obsolete) One who educates; an instructor.
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  3. (obsolete) A presbyter appointed by the bishop to institute a rector or assistant minister over a parish church.

Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

īnstitūtor m ‎(genitive īnstitūtōris); third declension

  1. founder, creator, erector, contractor
  2. teacher, instructor

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative īnstitūtor īnstitūtōrēs
genitive īnstitūtōris īnstitūtōrum
dative īnstitūtōrī īnstitūtōribus
accusative īnstitūtōrem īnstitūtōrēs
ablative īnstitūtōre īnstitūtōribus
vocative īnstitūtor īnstitūtōrēs