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institutor

or in·sti·tut·er

[in-sti-too-ter, -tyoo-]
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noun
  1. a person who institutes or founds.
  2. Protestant Episcopal Church. a person who institutes a minister into a parish or church.
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Origin of institutor

1540–50; < Late Latin institūtor, equivalent to institū-, stem of instituere to institute + -tor -tor
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Examples from the Web for institutor

Historical Examples

  • Between the primary and the secondary intention of the institutor.

    A Christian Directory

    Baxter Richard

  • Facing this table is the seat of Peter of Estivet, the institutor of the process.

  • Canon Peter of Estivet, the institutor of the process, is in his seat.

  • Towards midnight he returned with the institutor of the process and a physician.

  • If so, God himself is the author and institutor of uncleanness, who himself brought Eve to Adam.