[ ev-uh-key-ter, ee-voh- ]
/ ˈɛv əˌkeɪ tər, ˈi voʊ- /


a person who evokes, especially one who calls up spirits.

Origin of evocator

1785–95; < Latin ēvocātor one who calls to arms, equivalent to ēvocā(re) to evoke + -tor -tor
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Examples from the Web for evocator

  • An evocator whose name has been lost held a séance with Gilles and de Sillé in a chamber at Tiffauges.

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British Dictionary definitions for evocator

/ (ˈɛvəˌkeɪtə) /


a person or thing that evokes
embryol a substance or tissue that induces morphogenesis
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Medical definitions for evocator

[ ĕvə-kā′tər, ēvə- ]


A factor in the control of morphogenesis in the early embryo.inductor
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