or con·nect·er



a person or thing that connects.
any of various devices for connecting one object to another.
(formerly) a person who couples railroad cars.

Origin of connector

First recorded in 1785–95; connect + -or2 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Word Origin and History for connector

1795, "tube for connecting other materials," agent noun in Latin form from connect and usefully distinct from connecter.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper