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Anglicist

[ ang-gluh-sist ]
/ ˈæŋ glə sɪst /
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noun
an authority on the English language or English literature.
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Origin of Anglicist

1865–70; <Medieval Latin Anglic(us) English + -ist
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British Dictionary definitions for Anglicist

Anglicist

Anglist

/ (ˈæŋɡlɪsɪst) /

noun
rare an expert in or student of English literature or language
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