Glossator



[glo-sey-ter, glaw-] /glɒˈseɪ tər, glɔ-/

noun
1.
a person who writes glosses; glossarist.
2.
one of the medieval interpreters of the Roman and canon laws.
/ɡlɒˈseɪtə/
noun
1.
Also called glossarist, glossist, glossographer. a writer of glosses and commentaries, esp (in the Middle Ages) an interpreter of Roman and Canon Law
2.
a compiler of a glossary
n.

“writer of glosses,” late 14c., from Medieval Latin glossator, from Latin glossa (see gloss (n.2)). Also in same sense were glossographer (c.1600), glossographist (1774).

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