Definition of punctator in English:

punctator

noun

  • = punctuator.

Origin

Late 17th century; earliest use found in John Dunton (1659–1732), bookseller. From post-classical Latin punctat-, past participial stem of punctare + -or. Compare post-classical Latin punctator person who marks absentees from divine office.

Pronunciation

punctator

/ˌpʌŋ(k)ˈteɪtə/