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  1. a person who works in mosaic.
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Origin of mosaicist

First recorded in 1840–50; mosaic + -ist
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Historical Examples of mosaicist

  • The hard materials of the mosaicist were also made to render emotion.

    The Mediaeval Mind (Volume I of II)

    Henry Osborn Taylor

  • Now observe, the old Byzantine mosaicist begins his work at enormous disadvantage.

  • The painter, the mosaicist, and the designer for intarsia are confused in a similar manner.

    Intarsia and Marquetry

    F. Hamilton Jackson

  • The whole of these mosaics have been restored by a Roman mosaicist, Signor Bornia.

    The Shores of the Adriatic

    F. Hamilton Jackson