hagiographer

or hag·i·og·ra·phist

[ hag-ee-og-ruh-fer, hey-jee- ]
/ ˌhæg iˈɒg rə fər, ˌheɪ dʒi- /

noun

one of the writers of the Hagiographa.
a writer of lives of the saints; hagiologist.

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Origin of hagiographer

1650–60; < Greek hagiógraph(os) + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for hagiographer

hagiographer

hagiographist

/ (ˌhæɡɪˈɒɡrəfə) /

noun

a person who writes about the lives of the saints
one of the writers of the Hagiographa
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