- a person who assigns names, as in scientific classification; classifier.
- Archaic. a person who calls or announces things or persons by their names.
Origin of nomenclator
Examples from the Web for nomenclator
Historical Examples of nomenclator
We dont know their names, and have to keep a nomenclator to tell us.Darkness and Dawn
Frederic W. Farrar
You will tell the Nomenclator that my taste has not changed.The Carlovingian Coins
He wished at first to produce a modern edition of Steudel's Nomenclator.
This praise might well be applied to himself if it were only for his wonderful "Nomenclator literarius theologi catholic."The Jesuits, 1534-1921
Thomas J. Campbell
This explains the extreme penury of history outside the dry descriptions of the nomenclator.The Glow-Worm and Other Beetles
Jean Henri Fabre
- a person who invents or assigns names, as in scientific classification