Also e·pis·to·list. a writer of an epistle.
the person who reads or chants the epistle in the Eucharistic service.

Also e·pis·tler [ih-pis-ler, ih-pist-] /ɪˈpɪs lər, ɪˈpɪst-/.

Origin of epistoler

1520–30; < Latin epistol(a) epistle + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for epistler


epistoler (ɪˈpɪstə)

noun (often capital)

a writer of an epistle or epistles
the person who reads the Epistle in a Christian religious service
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