Definition of extirpator in US English:



  • See extirpate

    • ‘The Emperor was depicted as an imperator submitting himself to the service of the Church - an ideal Christian prince, Defender of Christendomand extirpator of heresy.’
    • ‘But where the land is unequal, it is better to make use of a narrower extirpator, and which has not so many tines.’
    • ‘Most people would notice a correlation like that, just in terms of cause, effect, the apparent proximity of events, etc., but not our eagle-eyed extirpator of heresy.’