psalmist

[ sah-mist ]
/ ˈsɑ mɪst /

noun

an author of psalms.
the Psalmist, David, the traditional author of the Psalms.

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Origin of psalmist

From the Late Latin word psalmista, dating back to 1475–85. See psalm, -ist

OTHER WORDS FROM psalmist

an·ti·psalm·ist, noun, adjective
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psalmist
/ (ˈsɑːmɪst) /

noun

the composer of a psalm or psalms, esp (when capital and preceded by the) David, traditionally regarded as the author of The Book of Psalms
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