creator c.1300, "Supreme Being," from Anglo-Fr. creatour, O.Fr. creator (12c., academic and liturgical, alongside popular creere, Mod.Fr. créateur), from L. creator "creator, author, founder," from creatus (see CREATE (Cf. create)). Translated in O.E. as scieppend (from verb scieppan; see SHAPE (Cf. shape)). Not generally capitalized until KJV. General meaning "one who creates" is from 1570s.

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