Definition of miniator in US English:

miniator

noun

  • A person who miniates a manuscript; a rubricator, an illuminator.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Mark Pattison (1813–1884), college head and scholar. Either from post-classical Latin miniator, or independently from miniate + -or, perhaps after Italian miniatore. Compare Middle French miniateur, Spanish † miniador.

Pronunciation

miniator

/ˈmɪnɪeɪtə/