plural -s
: one that signifies or foreshows
specifically : a planet that rules a house in a horoscope

Word History


Late Latin, from Latin significatus + -or

First Known Use

1554, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of significator was in 1554

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“Significator.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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