-ator etymology

Latin word -ator comes from Latin curam, Proto-Indo-European *koys-, Romanian colare, and later Latin curator (Guardian, overseer, superintendent.)

Detailed word origin of -ator

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
curam Latin (lat)
*koys- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
colare Romanian (ron)
curo Latin (lat) I arrange, see to, attend to, take care of, ensure. I govern, command. I heal, cure. I undertake, procure.
curator Latin (lat) Guardian, overseer, superintendent.
-ator Latin (lat) Enlarged form of -tor, used to form agent nouns; -ator, -er.

Words with the same origin as -ator

Descendants of *koys-