Confer (French) réflecteur.
1. One who, or that which, reflects. Boyle.2. (Physics) (a) Something having a polished surface for reflecting light or heat, as a mirror, a speculum, etc. (b) A reflecting telescope. (c) A device for reflecting sound.
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reflect + -or
reflector (plural reflectors) Something which reflects heat, light or sound, especially something having a reflecting surface. 1898, Winston Churchill, chapter 5, The Celebrity: Then came a maid with hand-bag and shawls, and after her a tall young lady. She stood for a moment holding her skirt above the grimy steps, , and the light of the reflector fell full upon her. A reflecting telescope. A small, often red, reflecting disk on the rear of a vehicle or bicycle that reflects the headlights of other vehicles.
reflector first-person singular present passive indicative of reflectō
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