One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Thomas Urquhart (1611–1660), author and translator. From post-classical Latin litteratorius grammatical (late 2nd or early 3rd cent. in Tertullian), literary, learned from classical Latin litterātor + -ius, suffix forming adjectives; compare -ory.
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