[ teks-choo-uh-list ]
/ ˈtɛks tʃu ə lɪst /
a person who adheres closely to a text, especially of the Scriptures.
a person who is well versed in the text of the Scriptures.
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Tex′tuary, a textualist; Tex′tus, the authoritative text, esp.