Definition of preservator in US English:

preservator

noun

  • A person who or thing which preserves something; a preserver.

Origin

Mid 16th century; earliest use found in Thomas Elyot (c1490–1546), humanist and diplomat. From Middle French, French préservateur person who or thing which preserves something from post-classical Latin praeservat-, past participial stem of praeservare + French -eur. Compare Spanish preservador. Compare earlier preserver.