annalist

[ an-l-ist ]
/ ˈæn l ɪst /

noun

a chronicler of events, especially yearly ones; historian.

Origin of annalist

1605–15; annal(s) + -ist, or < French annaliste

Related forms

an·nal·is·tic, adjectivean·nal·is·ti·cal·ly, adverb

Can be confused

analyst annalist
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