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aedificator

Σκιᾶς ὄναρ ἄνθρωπος -> Man is a dream of a shadow
Pindar, Pythian 8.95f.

Latin > English (Lewis & Short)

aedĭfĭcātor: ōris, m. aedifico.
I A builder: vocaberis aedificator saepium, Vulg. Isa. 58, 12; in the class. period only trop., = δημιουργός: mundi, the maker, architect, Cic. Univ. 2: aedificatores mundi, id. N. D. 1, 9.—
II From the Aug. period adj. (cf. Br. Nep. Ages. 4, 2) with the access. idea of inclination or passion, that is fond of building: nemo illo minus fuit emax, minus aedificator, Nep. Att. 13; Juv. 14, 86; Col. 1, 4, 8; Flor. 1, 8, 4.

Latin > French (Gaffiot)

ædĭfĭcātŏr,¹⁴ ōris, m., qui bâtit, constructeur : Cato Agr. 1, 4 ; Cic. Nat. 1, 18 || qui a la manie de bâtir, bâtisseur : Nep. Att. 13, 1 ; Juv. 14, 66.

Latin > German (Georges)

aedificātor, ōris, m. (aedifico), der Bauende, I) im allg. = der Erbauer, Baumeister, diligens, ICt.: saepium, Vulg.: bildl., mundi, Cic.: ecclesiae, Eccl. – II) prägn., der gern Bauende, der Baulustige, Nep. Att. 13, 1. Col. 1, 4, 8. Flor. 1, 8, 4. Iuven. 14, 86.

Latin > English

aedificator aedificatoris N M :: builder, contractor, one who has buildings erected; architect, maker, creator