limner

[ lim-ner ]
/ ˈlɪm nər /

noun

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.

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Origin of limner

1350–1400; Middle English lymnour, lymynour;see limn, -or2, -er1
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