Origin of adjustor
- a person or thing that adjusts.
- an insurance company representative who investigates claims and makes settlement recommendations based on the estimate of the damages and the company's liability.
Origin of adjuster
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Word Origin and History for adjustor
1857, of certain muscles, agent noun in Latin form from adjust (v.).
1670s, agent noun in English form from adjust. Insurance sense is from 1830.
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