vaccinator

[ vak-suh-ney-ter ]
/ ˈvæk səˌneɪ tər /
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noun Medicine/Medical.

a person who vaccinates.
an instrument used in vaccination.

Nearby words

  1. vacay,
  2. vaccina,
  3. vaccinal,
  4. vaccinate,
  5. vaccination,
  6. vaccine,
  7. vaccine lymph,
  8. vaccine point,
  9. vaccinee,
  10. vaccinia

Origin of vaccinator

First recorded in 1800–10; vaccinate + -or2

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for vaccinator

  • Years before, the people of Pantanaw had begged for a vaccinator.

    A Civil Servant in Burma|Herbert Thirkel White
  • In an undertone, to the vaccinator: "If you show you are afraid you'll never see Poona again, my friend."

    The Day's Work, Volume 1|Rudyard Kipling