or in·sti·tut·er

[in-sti-too-ter, -tyoo-]


a person who institutes or founds.
Protestant Episcopal Church. a person who institutes a minister into a parish or church.

Origin of institutor

1540–50; < Late Latin institūtor, equivalent to institū-, stem of instituere to institute + -tor -tor Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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