- one of the writers of the Hagiographa.
- a writer of lives of the saints; hagiologist.
Origin of hagiographer
1650–60; < Greek hagiógraph(os) + -er1
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Examples from the Web for hagiographer
It may be that some hagiographer yet to come will find the stained sheets of fact and memory amid his papers.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days
December 13, 2014
- a person who writes about the lives of the saints
- one of the writers of the Hagiographa
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