hymnist

[ him-nist ]
/ ˈhɪm nɪst /

noun

a composer of hymns.

Origin of hymnist

First recorded in 1615–25; hymn + -ist
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hymnist

hymnodist (ˈhɪmnədɪst) or hymnographer (hɪmˈnɒɡrəfə)

/ (ˈhɪmnɪst) /

noun

a person who composes hymns
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