Etymology
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lector (n.)

late 14c., "reader, a cleric in one of the minor orders appointed to read holy works to the people," from Late Latin lector "reader," agent noun from Latin legere "to read," from PIE root *leg- (1) "to collect, gather," with derivatives meaning "to speak (to 'pick out words')." Fem. forms were lectrice (1889, from French), lectress (1846). Related: Lectorship. Middle English also had lectory "a house for reading" (early 15c.).

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Definitions of lector

lector (n.)
someone who reads the lessons in a church service; someone ordained in a minor order of the Roman Catholic Church;
Synonyms: reader
lector (n.)
a public lecturer at certain universities;
Synonyms: lecturer / reader
From wordnet.princeton.edu