- a person who seeks or makes a comparison.
- an adherent of the metaphysical doctrine of parallelism.
Origin of parallelist
First recorded in 1785–95; parallel
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
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Historical Examples of parallelist
Let it be understood that I am here pointing out one of the forms, and that the most usual, of the parallelist theory.
On the one hand it includes the parallelist conception which we have recognised as effete.