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LECTOR

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does lector mean? 

LECTOR (noun)
  The noun LECTOR has 2 senses:

1. someone who reads the lessons in a church service; someone ordained in a minor order of the Roman Catholic Church
2. a public lecturer at certain universities

  Familiarity information: LECTOR used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


LECTOR (noun)


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Meaning:

Someone who reads the lessons in a church service; someone ordained in a minor order of the Roman Catholic Church

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

lector; reader

Hypernyms ("lector" is a kind of...):

clergyman; man of the cloth; reverend (a member of the clergy and a spiritual leader of the Christian Church)

Holy Order; Order ((usually plural) the status or rank or office of a Christian clergyman in an ecclesiastical hierarchy)


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Meaning:

A public lecturer at certain universities

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

lecturer; lector; reader

Hypernyms ("lector" is a kind of...):

educator; pedagog; pedagogue (someone who educates young people)


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