préparateur

noun pré·pa·ra·teur \ ¦prepərə¦tər(‧) \

Definition of préparateur

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

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Origin and Etymology of préparateur

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


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