circulator

[ sur-kyuh-ley-ter ]
/ ˈsɜr kyəˌleɪ tər /

noun

a person who moves from place to place.
a person who circulates money, information, etc.
a talebearer or scandalmonger.
any of various devices for circulating gases or liquids.
Obsolete. a mountebank.

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Origin of circulator

1600–10; < Latin circulātor itinerant vendor who gathers a circle of people round himself (see circulate, -tor); later as circulate + -or2
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