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Nomenclator

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Nomenclátor. n.s. [Lat. nomenclateur, Fr.] One who calls things or persons by their proper names.

There were a set of men in old Rome called nomenclators; that is, men who could call every man by his name. Addison's Guardian, №. 107.

Are envy, pride, avarice, and ambition, such ill nomenclators that they cannot furnish appellations for their owners? Swift.

Sources: Addison, Joseph (408) · Swift, Jonathan (306)

Attributes: French (385) · Latin (690) · Noun Substantive (1269)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Nomenclator." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: June 26, 2013. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=13226.


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