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prosateur

[ proh-zuh-tur ]
/ ˌproʊ zəˈtɜr /
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noun

a person who writes prose, especially as a livelihood.

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Origin of prosateur

1875–80; <French <Italian prosatore;see prose, -ator, -eur
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