[ ih-loo-muh-ney-ter ]
/ ɪˈlu məˌneɪ tər /


a person or thing that illuminates.
a device for illuminating, as a light source with a lens or mirror for concentrating light.
a person who paints manuscripts, books, etc., with designs in color, gold, or the like.

Nearby words

  1. illuminated,
  2. illuminati,
  3. illuminating,
  4. illumination,
  5. illuminative,
  6. illumine,
  7. illuminism,
  8. illuminometer,
  9. illus.,
  10. illusion

Origin of illuminator

1475–85; < Late Latin illūminātor, equivalent to illūminā(re) (see illumine) + -tor -tor Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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