- 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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- a person skilled in the art and techniques of harmony
- a person who combines and collates parallel narratives
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