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no·men·cla·tor

 (nō′mən-klā′tər)
n.
One who assigns names, as in scientific classification.

[Latin nōmenclātor, a slave who accompanied his master to tell him the names of people he met, variant of nōmenculātor : nōmen, name; see nō̆-men- in Indo-European roots + calātor, servant, crier (from calāre, to call; see kelə- in Indo-European roots).]

nomenclator

(ˈnəʊmɛnˌkleɪtə)
n
(Professions) a person who invents or assigns names, as in scientific classification
[C16: from Latin, from nōmen name + calāre to call]

no•men•cla•tor

(ˈnoʊ mənˌkleɪ tər)

n.
1. a person who assigns names, as in scientific classification; classifier.
2. Archaic. a person who announces guests by their names.
[1555–65; < Latin nōmenc(u)lātor one who announces names =nōmen name + -culātor, comb. form of calātor a crier (calā(re) to call + -tor -tor)]

nomenclator

Obsolete, a list or glossary, arranged alphabetically, of the terms or words particular to any art or science or other special field or subject. Also nomenclature. See also classification; names.
See also: Books
a person who invents or assigns names, as in nomenclature. See also books.
See also: Classification
References in periodicals archive ?
Such freedom allows the taxonomist to deal with unanticipated changes; buffered definitions only allow the phylogenetic nomenclator to deal with anticipated changes.
On the other hand, the generic names were checked against the database of Nomenclator Zoologicus in http://uio.
Nomenclator y conclusiones", en Miscelanea Medieval Murciana, XIX-XX, (1995-1996), pp.
Hodge, 1907; nz = Nomenclator Zoologicus; ospd = Official Scrabble Players Dictionary; sted = Stedman's Medical Dictionary; Web2= Webster's Second Edition.
Nomenclator of bivalve families with a classification of bivalve families.
Hodge, 1907; lae = Longmans Illustrated Animal Encyclopedia, Guild Publishing, 1984; node = The New Oxford Dictionary of English, 1998; nz = Nomenclator Zoologicus; ospd = Official Scrabble Players Dictionary; pull = The Complete Word Game Dictionary by T.
Lorence (1999) recognized seven species in his nomenclator of Mexican and Central American Rubiaceae.
Hodge, 1907; nz = Nomenclator Zoologicus; web2 = Webster's Second Edition; wgd = The Complete Word Game Dictionary by T.
Hodge, 1907: long Longmans Dictionary: nz Nomenclator Zoologicus; ospd Official Scrabble Players Dictionary; sled Stedmans Medical Dictionary; tnwd The New Welsh Dictionary by Evans and Thomas, 1970:web2 Webster's Second Edition: ww Word Ways.