[ gruh-mair-ee-uh n ]
/ grəˈmɛər i ən /


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 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for grammarian

/ (ɡrəˈmɛərɪən) /


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