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grammarian

[ gruh-mair-ee-uhn ]
/ grəˈmɛər i ən /
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noun
a specialist or expert in grammar.
a person who claims to establish or is reputed to have established standards of usage in a language.
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Origin of grammarian

1350–1400; Middle English gramarien<Old French gramairien.See grammar, -ian
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British Dictionary definitions for grammarian

grammarian
/ (ɡrəˈmɛərɪən) /

noun
a person whose occupation is the study of grammar
the author of a grammar
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