copyist

[ kop-ee-ist ]
/ ˈkɒp i ɪst /

noun

a person who transcribes copies, especially of documents.
an imitator.

Origin of copyist

First recorded in 1690–1700; copy + -ist
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British Dictionary definitions for copyist

copyist
/ (ˈkɒpɪɪst) /

noun

a person who makes written copies; transcriber
a person who imitates or copies
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