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lector

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Noun
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lec=tor

CIDE DICTIONARY

lectorn. [L. See Lection.].
     A reader of lections; formerly, a person designated to read lessons to the illiterate.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

lector, n.
1 a reader, esp. of lessons in a church service.
2 (fem. lectrice) a lecturer or reader, esp. one employed in a foreign university to give instruction in his or her native language.

Etymology
L f. legere lect- read

THESAURUS

lector

Bible clerk, Bible reader, acolyte, acolytus, almoner, anagnost, beadle, bedral, capitular, capitulary, choir chaplain, churchwarden, clerk, deacon, deaconess, diaconus, doorkeeper, elder, elderman, exorcist, exorcista, holy orders, homilist, lay elder, lay reader, lecturer, major orders, minor orders, ostiarius, parish clerk, praelector, preacher, precentor, presbyter, priest, reader, ruling elder, sacrist, sacristan, sexton, shames, sidesman, subdeacon, subdiaconus, succentor, suisse, teaching elder, thurifer, verger, vergeress

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