haggadist

[huh-gah-dist]

Origin of haggadist

First recorded in 1855–60; Haggad(ah) + -ist
Related formshag·ga·dist·ic [hag-uh-dis-tik] /ˌhæg əˈdɪs tɪk/, adjective
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haggadist

noun Judaism
  1. a writer of Aggadoth
  2. an expert in or a student of haggadic literature
Derived Formshaggadistic (ˌhæɡəˈdɪstɪk), adjective
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