comparatist

[ kuh m-par-uh-tist ]
/ kəmˈpær ə tɪst /

noun

a specialist in comparative linguistics or comparative literature.

Nearby words

  1. company woman,
  2. compar.,
  3. comparable,
  4. comparable worth,
  5. comparation,
  6. comparative,
  7. comparative advertising,
  8. comparative anatomy,
  9. comparative government,
  10. comparative judgment

Origin of comparatist

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

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