Glossator meaning

glôsā-tər, glŏsā-
One who provides explanatory glosses, especially a scholar or scribe who writes notes in the margins of or between the lines of a text.
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A person who writes textual glosses.
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(historical) A legal scholar of the Middle Ages, specifically one who authored commentaries or glosses on legal texts (often the Corpus Juris of Justinian).
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Origin of glossator

  • Medieval Latin glōssātor from glōssāre to gloss from Latin glōssa foreign word requiring explanation gloss2

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition