documentarian

[ dok-yuh-men-tair-ee-uhn, -muhn- ]
/ ˌdɒk yə mɛnˈtɛər i ən, -mən- /

noun

Movies, Television. a filmmaker, producer, etc., who specializes in documentaries.
a writer, photographer, or other artist whose work constitutes a document or documentary of an aspect of life.

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Also doc·u·men·ta·rist [dok-yuh-men-ter-ist]. /ˌdɒk yəˈmɛn tər ɪst/.

Origin of documentarian

First recorded in 1940–45; document(ary) + -arian
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British Dictionary definitions for documentarian

documentarian
/ (ˌdɒkjʊmənˈtɛərɪən) /

noun

mainly US a person who makes documentary films
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