legendist

[ lej-uh n-dist ]
/ ˈlɛdʒ ən dɪst /
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noun

a person who writes or compiles legends.

Origin of legendist

First recorded in 1655–65; legend + -ist
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Examples from the Web for legendist

  • 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.