panegyrist

[pan-i-jir-ist, -jahy-rist, pan-i-jir-ist, -jahy-rist]

Origin of panegyrist

1595–1605; < Late Latin panēgyrista < Greek panēgyristḗs one who takes part in a public festival or assembly, equivalent to panēgyr(izein) to celebrate a public festival (see panegyrize) + -istēs -ist
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