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hymnist

[ him-nist ]
/ ˈhɪm nɪst /
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noun
a composer of hymns.
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Origin of hymnist

First recorded in 1615–25; hymn + -ist

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British Dictionary definitions for hymnist

hymnist

hymnodist (ˈhɪmnədɪst) or hymnographer (hɪmˈnɒɡrəfə)

/ (ˈhɪmnɪst) /

noun
a person who composes hymns
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