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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A termination of nouns of agent taken directly from the Latin, as creator, educator, liberator, or formed in English or New Latin, as detonator, corrugator, etc., from verbs of the Latin first conjugation, which have in English the suffix -ate.

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