expositor

[ ik-spoz-i-ter ]
/ ɪkˈspɒz ɪ tər /

noun

a person who expounds or gives an exposition.

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Origin of expositor

1300–50; Middle English (< Anglo-French) < Late Latin expositor exegete (Latin: one who exposes a child), equivalent to exposi-, variant stem of expōnere (see expose) + -tor -tor

OTHER WORDS FROM expositor

ex·pos·i·to·ri·al [ik-spoz-i-tawr-ee-uh l, -tohr-] /ɪkˌspɒz ɪˈtɔr i əl, -ˈtoʊr-/, adjectiveex·pos·i·to·ri·al·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for expositor

expositor
/ (ɪkˈspɒzɪtə) /

noun

a person who expounds
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