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musician

[ myoo-zish-uhn ]
/ myuˈzɪʃ ən /
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noun

a person who makes music a profession, especially as a performer of music.
any person, whether professional or not, skilled in music.

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Origin of musician

1350–1400; Middle English musicien<Middle French. See music, -ian
mu·si·cian·ly, adjectiveun·mu·si·cian·ly, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for musician

musician
/ (mjuːˈzɪʃən) /

noun

a person who plays or composes music, esp as a profession
musicianly, adjective
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