inventor

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin inventor.

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Noun[edit]

inventor (plural inventors)

  1. One who invents, either as a hobby or as an occupation.

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin inventor, inventorem.

Adjective[edit]

inventor (feminine inventora, masculine plural inventors, feminine plural inventores)

  1. inventive

Noun[edit]

inventor m (plural inventors, feminine inventora)

  1. inventor

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From inventus, from invenio.

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Noun[edit]

inventor m (genitive inventōris); third declension

  1. contriver, author, discoverer, inventor

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative inventor inventōrēs
genitive inventōris inventōrum
dative inventōrī inventōribus
accusative inventōrem inventōrēs
ablative inventōre inventōribus
vocative inventor inventōrēs

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References[edit]

  • inventor in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • inventor in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “inventor”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • inventor” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • a legislator: legum scriptor, conditor, inventor

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin inventor, inventorem.

Noun[edit]

inventor m (plural inventores, feminine inventora, feminine plural inventoras)

  1. inventor (one who invents things)

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin inventor, inventorem.

Noun[edit]

inventor m (plural inventores, feminine inventora)

  1. inventor (one who invents things)

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