viator

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin viātor (traveler).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

viator (plural viators or viatores)

  1. (rare) wayfarer, traveler
  2. (rare) apparitor, summoner

References[edit]

  • Websters Encyclopedic Unabridged Dictionary, 1989.

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From viō (I travel), from via (road, path).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

viātor m (genitive viātōris, feminine viātrīx); third declension

  1. traveller, wayfarer
    Coordinate term: viātrīx
  2. messenger

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative viātor viātōrēs
Genitive viātōris viātōrum
Dative viātōrī viātōribus
Accusative viātōrem viātōrēs
Ablative viātōre viātōribus
Vocative viātor viātōrēs

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

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