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One who assigns names, as in scientific classification.
(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)
1. a person who assigns names, as in scientific classification; classifier.
2. Archaic. a person who announces guests by their names.
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