elucidator

noun

elu·​ci·​da·​tor i-ˈlü-sə-ˌdā-tər How to pronounce elucidator (audio)
plural elucidators
: one who elucidates something : a person who makes something clear by explanation or analysis
… the great Linus Pauling—master chemist, elucidator of the chemical bond, 70-time nominee for the Nobel Prize and recipient of the award in 1954 …Clifton Leaf

Word History

First Known Use

1715, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of elucidator was in 1715

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“Elucidator.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/elucidator. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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