annalist

[an-l-ist]
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Origin of annalist

1605–15; annal(s) + -ist, or < French annaliste
Related formsan·nal·is·tic, adjectivean·nal·is·ti·cal·ly, adverb
Can be confusedanalyst annalist
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Word Origin and History for annalist
n.

"one who keeps a chronicle of events by year," 1610s, from French analiste; see annals + -ist.

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