Hebraist

[hee-brey-ist, -bree-]
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noun

a person versed in the Hebrew language.
a person imbued with the spirit of the Hebrew people or given to their principles or practices.

Origin of Hebraist

First recorded in 1745–55; Hebra(ize) + -ist
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Hebraist

noun

a person who studies the Hebrew language and culture
Derived FormsHebraistic or Hebraistical, adjectiveHebraistically, adverb
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