Miscellanist Mis"cel*la*nist, n. A writer of miscellanies; miscellanarian. [1913 Webster]

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  • miscellanist — 1. adjective Having the characteristics of a miscellany. Punjab Notes and Queries . . . was ethnographic and miscellanist in nature, but its organization was confused. 2. noun An author or editor of one or more miscellanies; one who produces… …   Wiktionary

  • miscellanist — /mis euh lay nist/; Brit. /mi sel euh nist/, n. a person who writes, compiles, or edits miscellanies. [1800 10; MISCELLAN(Y) + IST] * * * …   Universalium

  • miscellanist — mis·cel·la·nist …   English syllables

  • miscellanist — mis•cel•la•nist [[t]ˈmɪs əˌleɪ nɪst[/t]] brit. [[t]mɪˈsɛl ə nɪst[/t]] n. lit. a writer, compiler, or editor of miscellanies • Etymology: 1800–10 …   From formal English to slang

  • miscellanist — ˈmisəˌlānə̇st, ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷, chiefly Brit ˈmisələn or mə̇ˈselən noun ( s) Etymology: miscellany (I) + ist : a writer of miscellanies …   Useful english dictionary

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  • miscellany — n. (pl. ies) 1 a mixture, a medley. 2 a book containing a collection of stories etc., or various literary compositions. Derivatives: miscellanist n. Etymology: F miscellaneacutees (fem. pl.) or L MISCELLANEA …   Useful english dictionary

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