borrowed from Latin abāctor, from abigere "to drive away" (from ab- ab- entry 1 + agere "to drive" + -tor, agent suffix
1659, in the meaning defined above
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“Abactor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/abactor. Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.
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