Definition of compositor noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//kəmˈpɒzɪtə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//kəmˈpɑːzɪtər//
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a person who arranges text on a page before printing Word Originlate Middle English (originally Scots, denoting an umpire or arbiter): from Anglo-Norman French compositour, from Latin compositor, from composit- ‘put together’, from the verb componere ‘put together’, from com- ‘together’ + ponere ‘put’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: compositor