makar

[ mah-ker ]
/ ˈmɑ kər /

noun Chiefly Scot.

a poet or writer.

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Origin of makar

First recorded in 1400–50; Middle English (Scots): “poet”; compare Greek poiētḗs “maker, inventor, poet”
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British Dictionary definitions for makar

makar
/ (ˈmækər) /

noun

Scot a creative artist, esp a poet

Word Origin for makar

a Scot variant of maker
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