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lector

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noun lec·tor \ˈlek-tər, -ˌtȯr\

Definition of lector

  1. :  a person who assists at a worship service chiefly by reading the lection



Origin of lector

Middle English, from Late Latin, reader of the lessons in a church service, from Latin, reader, from legere


First Known Use: 14th century

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