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allegorist

[al-i-gawr-ist, -gohr-, al-i-ger-ist] /ˈæl ɪˌgɔr ɪst, -ˌgoʊr-, ˈæl ɪ gər ɪst/
noun
1.
a person who uses or writes allegory.
Origin of allegorist
1675-1685
First recorded in 1675-85; allegor(ize) + -ist
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