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 (glô′sā-tər, glŏs′ā-)
One who provides explanatory glosses, especially a scholar or scribe who writes notes in the margins of or between the lines of a text.

[Medieval Latin glōssātor, from glōssāre, to gloss, from Latin glōssa, foreign word requiring explanation; see gloss2.]


1. (Journalism & Publishing) Also called: glossarist, glossist or glossographer a writer of glosses and commentaries, esp (in the Middle Ages) an interpreter of Roman and Canon Law
2. (Library Science & Bibliography) a compiler of a glossary


(glɒˈseɪ tər, glɔ-)

a writer of glosses.
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