[ si-nop-tist ]

noun(often initial capital letter)
  1. one of the authors (Matthew, Mark, or Luke) of the synoptic Gospels.

Origin of synoptist

First recorded in 1855–60; synopt(ic) + -ist

Other words from synoptist

  • syn·op·tis·tic, adjective

Words Nearby synoptist Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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