rhetor

noun

rhe·​tor ˈrē-ˌtȯr How to pronounce rhetor (audio)
ˈre-;
ˈrē-tər,
ˈre- How to pronounce rhetor (audio)

Word History

Etymology

Middle English rethor, from Latin rhetor, from Greek rhētōr

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of rhetor was in the 14th century

Dictionary Entries Near rhetor

Cite this Entry

“Rhetor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rhetor. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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