a person who assigns names, as in scientific classification; classifier.
Archaic. a person who calls or announces things or persons by their names.
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How to use nomenclator in a sentence
The true business of a nomenclator is not to enlarge his list, but to form rational comparisons in order to contract it.Buffon's Natural History. Volume VII (of 10) | Georges Louis Leclerc de Buffon
He wished at first to produce a modern edition of Steudel's nomenclator.
The Grand nomenclator having remained near the door of the staircase soon heard an infernal racket in the chambers above.The Carlovingian Coins | Eugne Sue
The latter contained a list of all the authors named in the nomenclator, with notices of their works.Famous Men of Science | Sarah K. Bolton
Is it the whim of a nomenclator, at a loss for words to denote the ever-swelling tide of beasts that require cataloguing?The Life of the Spider | J. Henri Fabre
British Dictionary definitions for nomenclator
a person who invents or assigns names, as in scientific classification
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