-or
I. noun suffix Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French -ur, -our, -eour & Latin -or; Anglo-French -ur, -our, from Latin -or; Anglo-French -eour, from Latin -ator, from -a-, verb stem + -tor, agent suffix; akin to Greek -tōr, agent suffix, Sanskrit -tā one that does a (specified) thing <
grantor
>
II. noun suffix Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French -ur, -or from Latin -or condition ; activity <
demeanor
>

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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