préparateur

noun
pré·​pa·​ra·​teur | \¦prepərə¦tər(‧)\
plural -s

Definition of préparateur 

: a laboratory assistant turned the cucumber over to my préparateur and began on my fish— William Beebe

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History and Etymology for préparateur

French, literally, one that prepares, from Late Latin praeparator, from Latin praeparatus (past participle of praeparare to prepare) + -or

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