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metrist

[ me-trist, mee-trist ]
/ ˈmɛ trɪst, ˈmi trɪst /
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noun
a person who is skilled in the use of poetic meters.
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Origin of metrist

From the Medieval Latin word metrista, dating back to 1525–35. See meter2, -ist
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British Dictionary definitions for metrist

metrist
/ (ˈmɛtrɪst) /

noun
prosody a person skilled in the use of poetic metre
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