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speller

[ spel-er ]
/ ˈspɛl ər /
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noun

a person who spells words.
Also called spelling book . an elementary textbook or manual to teach spelling.

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Origin of speller

late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50; see origin at spell1, -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for speller

speller
/ (ˈspɛlə) /

noun

a person who spells words in the manner specifieda bad speller
a book designed to teach or improve spelling
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