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ˈnoʊ mənˌkleɪ tərnomen·cla·tor

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  1. nomenclatornoun

    An assistant who specializes in providing timely and spatially relevant reminders of the names of persons and other socially important information.

  2. nomenclatornoun

    One who assigns or constructs names for persons or objects or classes thereof, as in a scientific classification system.

  3. nomenclatornoun

    A document containing such name assignments.

  4. Etymology: From nomenclator, from nomen + calo.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary


    One who calls things or persons by their proper names.

    Etymology: Lat. nomenclateur, Fr.

    There were a set of men in old Rome called nomenclators; that is, men who could call every man by his name. Joseph Addison, Guardian, №. 107.

    Are envy, pride, avarice, and ambition, such ill nomenclators that they cannot furnish appellations for their owners? Jonathan Swift.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Nomenclatornoun

    one who calls persons or things by their names

  2. Nomenclatornoun

    one who gives names to things, or who settles and adjusts the nomenclature of any art or science; also, a list or vocabulary of technical names

  3. Etymology: [L., fr. nomen name + calare to call. See Name, and Calendar.]


  1. Nomenclator

    A nomenclator, in classical times, referred to a slave whose duty was to recall the names of persons his master met during a political campaign. Later this became names of people in any social context and included other socially important information. However, it has taken on several other meanings and also refers to a book containing collections or lists of words. It also denotes a person, generally a public official, who announces the names of guests at a party or other social gathering or ceremony. In more general terms still, it is a person who provides or creates the names for things. and this can apply to the application of names in a scientific or any other context but especially in relation to specialist terminologies, glossaries etc.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Nomenclator

    nō′men-klā-tor, n. one who gives names to things:—fem. Nō′menclatress.—adjs. Nomenclatō′rial, Nō′menclātory, Nō′menclātūral.—n. Nō′menclāture, a system of naming: a list of names: a calling by name: the peculiar terms of a science. [L.,—nomen, a name, calāre, to call.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of nomenclator in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of nomenclator in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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