harmonist

[ hahr-muh-nist ]
/ ˈhɑr mə nɪst /
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noun

a person skilled in harmony.
a person who makes a harmony, as of the Gospels.

Origin of harmonist

First recorded in 1560–70; harmon(y) + -ist

Definition for harmonist (2 of 2)

Harmonist

or Har·mo·nite

[ hahr-muh-nist ]
/ ˈhɑr mə nɪst /

noun

a member of a celibate religious sect that emigrated from Germany to Pennsylvania in 1803.

Origin of Harmonist

1815–25; after Harmony, town in Pennsylvania; see -ist
Also called Rappist, Rappite.
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British Dictionary definitions for harmonist

harmonist

/ (ˈhɑːmənɪst) /

noun

a person skilled in the art and techniques of harmony
a person who combines and collates parallel narratives
Derived Formsharmonistic, adjectiveharmonistically, adverb
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