haggadist

[ huh-gah-dist ]
/ həˈgɑ dɪst /

noun

one of the writers of the Aggadah.
a person who is versed in the Aggadah.

Origin of haggadist

First recorded in 1855–60; Haggad(ah) + -ist

Related forms

hag·ga·dist·ic [hag-uh-dis-tik] /ˌhæg əˈdɪs tɪk/, adjective
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haggadist

/ (həˈɡɑːdɪst) /

noun Judaism

a writer of Aggadoth
an expert in or a student of haggadic literature

Derived Forms

haggadistic (ˌhæɡəˈdɪstɪk), adjective
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