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rhetor

[ree-ter, ret-er] /ˈri tər, ˈrɛt ər/
noun
1.
a master or teacher of rhetoric.
2.
an orator.
Origin of rhetor
1325-1375
1325-75; < Latin rhētor < Greek rhḗtōr; replacing Middle English rethor < Medieval Latin, Latin, as above
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rhetor

/ˈriːtə/
noun
1.
a teacher of rhetoric
2.
(in ancient Greece) an orator
Word Origin
C14: via Latin from Greek rhētōr; related to rhēma word
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