synonymist

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n synonymist a student of synonyms
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Synonymist sĭn*ŏn"ĭ*mĭst One who collects or explains synonyms.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n synonymist One who collects and explains synonyms; specifically, in natural history, one who collects the different names or synonyms of animals or plants.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Synonymist one who studies synonyms, or the different names of plants and animals
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. F. synonymiste,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. synōnymonsyn, with, onoma, a name.