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contrapuntist

[ kon-truh-puhn-tist ]
/ ˌkɒn trəˈpʌn tɪst /
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noun
a person skilled in the practice of counterpoint.
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Origin of contrapuntist

From the Italian word contrappuntista, dating back to 1770–80. See counterpoint, -ist
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British Dictionary definitions for contrapuntist

contrapuntist

contrapuntalist

/ (ˌkɒntrəˈpʌntɪst) /

noun
music a composer skilled in counterpoint
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