Etymology
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intercessor (n.)

"one who pleads or intervenes on behalf of another," late 15c., from a specific Christian use of Latin intercessor "one who intervenes, a mediator," agent noun from intercedere (see intercede). Related: Intercessory.

updated on December 13, 2015

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Definitions of intercessor from WordNet

intercessor (n.)
a negotiator who acts as a link between parties;
Synonyms: mediator / go-between / intermediator / intermediary
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