haggadist

[ huh-gah-dist ]
/ həˈgɑ dɪst /
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noun

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

Nearby words

  1. hagfish,
  2. haggada,
  3. haggadah,
  4. haggaday,
  5. haggadic,
  6. haggai,
  7. haggard,
  8. haggard, sir henry rider,
  9. haggardly,
  10. hagged

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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British Dictionary definitions for haggadist

haggadist

/ (həˈɡɑːdɪst) /

noun Judaism

a writer of Aggadoth
an expert in or a student of haggadic literature
Derived Formshaggadistic (ˌhæɡəˈdɪstɪk), adjective

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