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manualist

[ man-yoo-uh-list ]
/ ˈmæn yu ə lɪst /
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noun
an advocate of manualism.
a person who communicates through sign language.
adjective
of or relating to manualism.
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Origin of manualist

1585–95, for an earlier sense; manual + -ist
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