Definition of plumbator in English:

plumbator

noun

historical
  • One of the Vatican officials charged with affixing lead seals to Papal bulls.

Origin

Late 17th century; earliest use found in William Hughes. From post-classical Latin plumbator from classical Latin plumbāt-, past participial stem of plumbāre to fasten with lead + -or.

Pronunciation

plumbator

/plʌmˈbɑːtɔː/