continuator

noun

con·​tin·​u·​a·​tor kən-ˈtin-yə-ˌwā-tər How to pronounce continuator (audio)
-yü-ˌā-
: one that continues

Word History

Etymology

borrowed from Medieval Latin continuātor, from Latin continuāre "to continue" + -tor, agent suffix

First Known Use

1646, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of continuator was in 1646

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Cite this Entry

“Continuator.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/continuator. Accessed 21 Sep. 2023.

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