Definition of vexillator in English:

vexillator

noun

  • A banner-bearer in a play, especially a mystery or a miracle play, usually also performing other functions.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in Joseph Strutt (1749–1802), antiquary and engraver. From post-classical Latin vexillator standard-bearer from classical Latin vexillum + -ātor.

Pronunciation

vexillator

/ˈvɛksɪleɪtə/