inspirator

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noun in·spi·ra·tor \ ˈin(t)-spə-ˌrā-tər , -(ˌ)spi- \

Definition of inspirator

:one that inspires
  • teachers who are inspirators of the young

First Known Use of inspirator

1624


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inspirator

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noun in·spi·ra·tor \ ˈin(t)s-pə-ˌrāt-ər, -(ˌ)pir-ˌāt- \

medical Definition of inspirator

:a device (as an injector or respirator) by which something (as gas or vapor) is drawn in

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