investigator[in ves′tə gāt′ər]
An investigator taking pictures for evidence.
a person who gathers confidential information and conducts an investigation for an individual or company; private detective
also private investigator
One, especially a detective, who investigates.
- One who investigates.
- investigatrix (feminine)
Attested in the mid‐16th Century CE; from Latin investigator, from investigare.