[ev-uh-key-ter, ee-voh-]


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

Nearby words

  1. evm,
  2. evo,
  3. evocable,
  4. evocation,
  5. evocative,
  6. evoke,
  7. evoked potential,
  8. evoked response,
  9. evolute,
  10. evolution

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.

    L-bas|J. K. Huysmans

British Dictionary definitions for evocator



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


[ĕvə-kā′tər, ēvə-]


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

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