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miniaturist

[min-ee-uh-cher-ist, min-uh-cher-] /ˈmɪn i ə tʃər ɪst, ˈmɪn ə tʃər-/
noun
1.
an artist whose specialty is small, discrete works.
2.
a person who makes, collects, or specializes in miniature objects:
a miniaturist with a collection of dollhouses.
Origin of miniaturist
1850-1855
First recorded in 1850-55; miniature + -ist
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miniaturist

/ˈmɪnɪtʃərɪst/
noun
1.
a person who paints miniature portraits
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Word Origin and History for miniaturist
n.

"maker of miniatures," 1800, from miniature (n.) + -ist.

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