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



BrE BrE//ˈlektɔː(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈlektɔːr//
University people
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a person who teaches in a university, especially somebody who teaches their own language in a foreign country compare lectrice See related entries: University people Word Originlate Middle English: from Latin, from lect- ‘read, chosen’, from the verb legere.