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Legislator

legislator n

[Latin legis lator , literally, proposer of a law, from legis (genitive of lex law) + lator proposer, from ferre (past participle latus ) to carry, propose]
: a person who makes laws esp. for a political unit
;esp
: a member of a legislative body
leg·is·la·to·ri·al [le-jəs-lə-tōr-ē-əl]
adj

leg·is·la·tor·ship n


Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.