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  1. a person who makes a revelation.
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Origin of revelator

1795–1805; < Late Latin revēlātor, equivalent to Latin revēlā(re) (see reveal) + -tor -tor
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Examples from the Web for revelator

Historical Examples of revelator

  • Smith was successively first elder, prophet, seer, and revelator.

    Three Thousand Years of Mental Healing

    George Barton Cutten

  • That which the revelator saw in spiritual vision will be accomplished.

    The Religio-Medical Masquerade

    Frederick William Peabody

  • What does the Revelator say would be the condition of these nations at that time?

    The Harp of God

    J. F. Rutherford

  • This priesthood is composed of a president, in whom is combined prophet, seer or revelator of the church.

  • And I shall see Israel, for the Revelator tells me that he saw one hundred and forty and four thousand of the children there.

Word Origin and History for revelator


1801, agent noun from obsolete verb revelate "reveal" (1510s), from Latin revelatus, past participle of revelare (see reveal).

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