/serr"kyeuh lay'teuhr/, n.
1. a person who moves from place to place.
2. a person who circulates money, information, etc.
3. a talebearer or scandalmonger.
4. any of various devices for circulating gases or liquids.
5. Obs. a mountebank.
[1600-10; < L circulator itinerant vendor who gathers a circle of people round himself (see CIRCULATE, -TOR); later as CIRCULATE + -OR2]

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