[mee-dee-ee-vuh-list, med-ee-, mid-ee-, mid-ee-vuh-]
- an expert in medieval history, literature, philosophy, etc.
- a person who is greatly attracted to the art, culture, spirit, etc., of the Middle Ages.
Origin of medievalist
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Examples from the Web for medievalist
Tragically, the Medievalist Subreddit also never seems to address that tricky issue of serfdom—pro or con?Five Subreddits You May Have Missed, and Probably Still Should Give a Miss
Kelly Williams Brown
April 5, 2014
To exclusively view the haredim through a "medievalist" lens cannot get one very far.Spare a Thought for Bibi’s Medievalists
September 28, 2012
- a student or devotee of the Middle Ages
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Word Origin and History for medievalist
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