continuator

noun
con·​tin·​u·​a·​tor | \ kən-ˈtin-yə-ˌwā-tər How to pronounce continuator (audio) , -yü-ˌā- \

Definition of continuator

: one that continues

First Known Use of continuator

1646, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for continuator

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

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“Continuator.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/continuator. Accessed 14 Apr. 2021.

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