comparatist

[ kuhm-par-uh-tist ]
/ kəmˈpær ə tɪst /

noun

a specialist in comparative linguistics or comparative literature.

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Origin of comparatist

1930–35; <French comparatiste<Latin comparāt(us) (past participle of comparāre to compare) + French -iste-ist
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