Main meanings of scriptor in English

: scriptor1scriptor2

scriptor1

Pronunciation /ˈskrɪptə/

noun

historical
  • A writer, especially a scribe, a copyist.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in William Stewart (fl. 1499–1541), chronicler and poet. From classical Latin scrīptor from scrīpt-, past participial stem of scrībere to write + -or.

Main meanings of scriptor in English

: scriptor1scriptor2

scriptor2

Pronunciation /ˈskrɪptə/

noun

(also scriptoire)
historical
  • A writing desk fitted with drawers or compartments for storing papers and other items, and typically with a hinged front that may be lowered to provide a writing surface; a writing bureau, an escritoire.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Will of Mary Westcote. Probably an alteration of scrutoire.