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linguist

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lin=guist

CIDE DICTIONARY

linguistn. [L. lingua tongue, speech, language: cf. F. linguiste.].
  •  A master of the use of language; a talker.  [1913 Webster]
    "I'll dispute with him;
    He's a rare linguist.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  A person skilled in languages.  [1913 Webster]
    "There too were Gibbon, the greatest historian, and Jones, the greatest linguist, of the age."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

linguist, n. a person skilled in languages or linguistics.

Etymology
L lingua language

THESAURUS

linguist

bilingual, dialectician, diglot, etymologer, etymologist, glossarist, glossographer, grammarian, grammaticaster, grammatist, lexicographer, lexicologist, linguistic scholar, linguistic scientist, linguistician, multilingual, orthoepist, paleographer, philologaster, philologer, philologian, philologist, phonemicist, phonetician, phoneticist, phonologist, polyglot, semanticist, semasiologist

ROGET THESAURUS

linguist

Scholar

N scholar, connoisseur, savant, pundit, schoolman, professor, graduate, wrangler, academician, academist, master of arts, doctor, licentitate, gownsman, philosopher, master of math, scientist, clerk, sophist, sophister, linguist, glossolinguist, philologist, philologer, lexicographer, glossographer, grammarian, litterateur, literati, dilettanti, illuminati, cogniscenti, fellow, Hebraist, lexicologist, mullah, munshi, Sanskritish, sinologist, sinologue, Mezzofanti, admirable Crichton, Mecaenas, bookworm, helluo librorum, bibliophile, bibliomaniac, bluestocking, bas-bleu, bigwig, learned Theban, don, Artium Baccalaureus, Artium Magister, learned man, literary man, homo multarum literarum, man of learning, man of letters, man of education, man of genius, antiquarian, antiquary, archaeologist, sage, pedant, doctrinaire, pedagogue, Dr, Pangloss, pantologist, criminologist, schoolboy, learned, brought up at the feet of Gamaliel, he was a scholar and a ripe and good one, the manifold linguist.


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