Liberator

[ lib-uh-rey-ter ]
/ ˈlɪb əˌreɪ tər /

noun

a four-engined heavy bomber widely used over Europe and the Mediterranean by the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II. Symbol: B-24

Origin of Liberator

< Latin līberātor, equivalent to līberā(re) to liberate + -tor -tor

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Word Origin and History for liberator

liberator

n.

1640s, from Latin liberator "one who sets free, a deliverer," agent noun from past participle stem of liberare (see liberate).

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