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librettist

[ li-bret-ist ]
/ lɪˈbrɛt ɪst /
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noun

the writer of a libretto.

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Origin of librettist

From the Italian word librettista, dating back to 1860–65. See libretto, -ist
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librettist
/ (lɪˈbrɛtɪst) /

noun

the author of a libretto
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