An example of an editor is the head of a newspaper.
Origin of editor
- Late Latin ēditor publisher from Latin ēditus past participle of ēdere to publish edit
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Medieval Latin ēditor, from Late Latin ēditor, from ēditus, perfect passive participle of ēdō (“to give out, put forth, publish”).