- a person or thing that illuminates.
- a device for illuminating, as a light source with a lens or mirror for concentrating light.
- a person who paints manuscripts, books, etc., with designs in color, gold, or the like.
Origin of illuminator
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Examples from the Web for illuminator
The Illuminator had accepted her poem, and her story was finished.
The illuminator laid his pen down, and looked up at the lad.
It was early morning, for the illuminator was at work betimes.
“Soothly, that wis I not,” said the illuminator rather drily.
The sheet was then given to the illuminator, who painted it.Bibliomania in the Middle Ages
Frederick Somner Merryweather