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  1. a person who writes or compiles legends.

Origin of legendist

First recorded in 1655–65; legend + -ist

Words Nearby legendist

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How to use legendist in a sentence

  • Every noted place of resort has an Indian legend, and the first thing I did after getting my dinner was to look up the legendist.

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