[ ih-loo-muh-ney-ter ]

  1. a person or thing that illuminates.

  2. a device for illuminating, as a light source with a lens or mirror for concentrating light.

  1. a person who paints manuscripts, books, etc., with designs in color, gold, or the like.

Origin of illuminator

1475–85; <Late Latin illūminātor, equivalent to illūminā(re) (see illumine) + -tor-tor

Words Nearby illuminator Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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