Il*lu"mi*na`tor (?), n. [L., an enlightener, LL. also, an illuminator of books.]

1.

One whose occupation is to adorn books, especially manuscripts, with miniatures, borders, etc. See Illuminate, v. t., 3.

2.

A condenser or reflector of light in optical apparatus; also, an illuminant.

 

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