arsonist

[ahr-suh-nist]
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Origin of arsonist

First recorded in 1860–65; arson + -ist
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Related Words for arsonist

incendiary, torch, firebug, pyromaniac

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Word Origin and History for arsonist
n.

1864, from arson + -ist.

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