lector

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lector ‎(plural lectors)

  1. A lay person who reads aloud certain religious texts in a church service
  2. A public lecturer or reader at some universities
  3. (historical, US, cigar industry) A person who reads aloud to workers, appointed by a trade union

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Etymology[edit]

Latin lēctor

Adjective[edit]

lector m ‎(feminine lectora, masculine plural lectors, feminine plural lectores)

  1. reading

Noun[edit]

lector m ‎(plural lectors)

  1. reader

Latin[edit]

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From lego +‎ -tor.

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lēctor m ‎(genitive lēctōris); third declension

  1. A reader (person who reads to someone)

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Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative lēctor lēctōrēs
genitive lēctōris lēctōrum
dative lēctōrī lēctōribus
accusative lēctōrem lēctōrēs
ablative lēctōre lēctōribus
vocative lēctor lēctōrēs

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin lēctor.

Adjective[edit]

lector m ‎(feminine singular lectora, masculine plural lectores, feminine plural lectoras)

  1. reading
  2. reading aloud to other people

Noun[edit]

lector m ‎(plural lectores, feminine lectora)

  1. reader