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litigator

[lit-i-gey-ter]
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noun
  1. a courtroom lawyer.
  2. a litigant.

Origin of litigator

First recorded in 1900–05; litigate + -or2
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Word Origin and History for litigator

n.

agent noun from Latin litigare (see litigation). Latin litigator meant "a party to a lawsuit; litigant."

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