elucidator

noun
elu·​ci·​da·​tor | \ i-ˈlü-sə-ˌdā-tər How to pronounce elucidator (audio) \
plural elucidators

Definition of elucidator

: 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

First Known Use of elucidator

1715, in the meaning defined above

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“Elucidator.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/elucidator. Accessed 4 Jul. 2020.

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