[ ev-uh-key-ter, ee-voh- ]
/ ˈɛv əˌkeɪ tər, ˈi voʊ- /
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a person who evokes, especially one who calls up spirits.
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Words nearby evocator
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Example sentences 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
/ (ˈɛvəˌkeɪtə) /
a person or thing that evokes
embryol a substance or tissue that induces morphogenesis
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Medical definitions for evocator
[ ĕv′ə-kā′tər, ē′və- ]
A factor in the control of morphogenesis in the early embryo.inductor
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