One who drafts or enacts laws, especially a member of a legislative body.
[French législateur, from Old French, from Latin lēgis lātor : lēgis, genitive of lēx, law; see leg- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots + lātor, proposer, bearer (from lātus, past participle of ferre, to propose, bear; see telə- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots).]
leg′is·la·tori·al (-lə-tôrē-əl) adj.
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