elegist

[ el-i-jist ]
/ ˈɛl ɪ dʒɪst /
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noun

the author of an elegy.

Nearby words

  1. elegant,
  2. elegiac,
  3. elegiac couplet,
  4. elegiac pentameter,
  5. elegiac stanza,
  6. elegit,
  7. elegize,
  8. elegy,
  9. elegy written in a country churchyard,
  10. eleia

Origin of elegist

First recorded in 1765–75; eleg(y) + -ist

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