[ lim-ner ]
/ ˈlɪm nər /


a person who paints or draws.
an itinerant painter of 18th-century America who usually had little formal training.
a person who describes or depicts in words: an essayist known as a fine limner of prominent people and their careers.
an illuminator of medieval manuscripts.

Nearby words

  1. limitrophe,
  2. limivorous,
  3. limmasol,
  4. limmer,
  5. limn,
  6. limnetic,
  7. limnology,
  8. limnophilous,
  9. limo,
  10. limoges

Origin of limner

1350–1400; Middle English lymnour, lymynour; see limn, -or2, -er1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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