intercessor

[in-ter-ses-er, in-ter-ses-er]
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Origin of intercessor

1475–85; < Latin, equivalent to interced- (see intercession) + -tor -tor, with dt > ss
Related formssub·in·ter·ces·sor, noun
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Related Words for intercessor

judge, negotiator, arbitrator

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Word Origin and History for intercessor
n.

late 15c., from Latin intercessor "one who intervenes," agent noun from intercedere (see intercede). Related: Intercessory.

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