Summist

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Summist One who sums up; one who forms an abridgment or summary.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n summist One who forms an abridgment or summary; specifically, a medieval writer of a compendium (Latin summa), especially of theology, as St. Thomas Aquinas.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Summist one who makes a summary, esp. a theological compendium
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—L. summasummus, supremus, highest, superl. of superus, on high—super, above.