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scholiast

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scho=li=ast

CIDE DICTIONARY

scholiastn. [Gr. , fr. a scholium: cf. F. scoliate. See Scholium.].
     A maker of scholia; a commentator or annotator.  [1913 Webster]
    "No . . . quotations from Talmudists and scholiasts . . . ever marred the effect of his grave temperate discourses."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

scholiast, n. hist. an ancient or medieval scholar, esp. a grammarian, who annotated ancient literary texts.

Derivative
scholiastic adj.
Etymology
med.Gk skholiastes f. skholiazo write scholia: see SCHOLIUM

THESAURUS

scholiast

allegorist, annotator, book reviewer, captious critic, carper, caviler, censor, censurer, cicerone, clarifier, cognoscente, commentator, commenter, connoisseur, critic, criticaster, criticizer, critickin, criticule, cryptanalyst, cryptographer, cryptologist, decoder, definer, demonstrator, demythologizer, diaskeuast, dragoman, editor, editorial writer, editorialist, emendator, emender, euhemerist, exegesist, exegete, exegetist, explainer, explicator, exponent, expositor, expounder, faultfinder, glossarist, glossographer, go-between, guide, hermeneut, interpreter, leader writer, lexicographer, literary critic, man of letters, metaphrast, muckraker, news analyst, oneirocritic, paraphrast, publicist, reviewer, smellfungus, social critic, textual critic, translator

ROGET THESAURUS

scholiast

Interpreter

N interpreter, expositor, expounder, exponent, explainer, demonstrator, scholiast, commentator, annotator, metaphrast, paraphrast, glossarist, prolocutor, spokesman, speaker, mouthpiece, dragoman, courier, valet de place, cicerone, showman, oneirocritic, (Edipus, oracle).


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