[ lit-uh-rey-ter ]
/ ˈlɪt əˌreɪ tər /
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Example sentences from the Web for literator
The school of the literatus was much better than that of the literator, but it reached only a limited number of the Roman youth.History of Education|Levi Seeley
He describes the lecture of a rhetor, quispiam lingu Latin literator, on a passage in the seventh neid.Renaissance in Italy, Volume 2 (of 7)|John Addington Symonds
British Dictionary definitions for literator
/ (ˈlɪtəˌreɪtə) /
another word for littérateur
Word Origin for literator
C18: from Latin, from littera letter
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