rhetor

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin rhētor(teacher of rhetoric, rhetorician), from Ancient Greek ῥήτωρ(rhḗtōr).

Noun[edit]

rhetor ‎(plural rhetors)

  1. (obsolete) A rhetorician.
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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ῥήτωρ(rhḗtōr)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

rhētor m ‎(genitive rhētoris); third declension

  1. teacher of rhetoric.
  2. (derogatory) orator, rhetorician.

Declension[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative rhētor rhētorēs
genitive rhētoris rhētorum
dative rhētorī rhētoribus
accusative rhētorem rhētorēs
ablative rhētore rhētoribus
vocative rhētor rhētorēs

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