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[vahy-ey-tawr, -ter]
noun, plural vi·a·to·res [vahy-uh-tawr-eez, -tohr-] /ˌvaɪ əˈtɔr iz, -ˈtoʊr-/.
  1. a wayfarer; traveler.
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Origin of viator

1495–1505; < Latin viātor equivalent to viā(re) to travel (derivative of via way) + -tor -tor
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Historical Examples of viatores

  • Toward God moves the desire of the viatores in Purgatory, though they still are incidentally mindful of earths memories.

    The Mediaeval Mind (Volume II of II)

    Henry Osborn Taylor

British Dictionary definitions for viatores


noun plural viatores (ˌvaɪəˈtɔːriːz)
  1. rare a traveller
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Word Origin for viator

C16: from Latin, from viāre to travel
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