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rhetor

[ ree-ter, ret-er ]
/ ˈri tər, ˈrɛt ər /
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noun

a master or teacher of rhetoric.
an orator.

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Origin of rhetor

1325–75; <Latin rhētor<Greek rhḗtōr; replacing Middle English rethor<Medieval Latin, Latin, as above
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rhetor
/ (ˈriːtə) /

noun

a teacher of rhetoric
(in ancient Greece) an orator

Word Origin for rhetor

C14: via Latin from Greek rhētōr; related to rhēma word
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