tractator

noun

trac·​ta·​tor
-ātə(r),
-ātə-
plural -s
1
obsolete : a writer of tracts or treatises
2
usually capitalized [so called from the Tracts for the Times, series of Tractarian pamphlets] : tractarian

Word History

Etymology

Late Latin, from Latin, handler, from tractatus (past participle) + -or

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“Tractator.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tractator. Accessed 7 Feb. 2023.

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