expositor

noun
ex·​pos·​i·​tor | \ ik-ˈspä-zə-tər How to pronounce expositor (audio) \

Definition of expositor

: a person who explains : commentator

First Known Use of expositor

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for expositor

Middle English expositour, from Anglo-French expositur, from Late Latin expositor, from Latin exponere

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