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littĕrātor (lītĕr- ), ōris, m. id.. *
I. A teacher of reading and writing, an elementary instructor: “litterator ruditatem eximit, grammaticus doctrinā instruit,App. Flor. p. 363, 5.—
II. Transf., a grammarian, critic, philologist, Cat. 14, 9; Mart. Cap. 3, § 229; cf. Kopp ad loc.—
B. In opp. to litteratus (a man of real learning), a smatterer, sciolist: “alter litterator fuit, alter litteras sciens,Gell. 18, 9, 2; cf. id. 16, 6: Suet. Gram. 4.
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