Summist Sum"mist, n. One who sums up; one who forms an abridgment or summary. --Sir E. Dering. [1913 Webster]

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  • Summist — Sum|mịst, der; en, en [mlat. summista]: scholastischer Schriftsteller, der sich der Publikationsform der ↑Summa (2) bedient …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Summist — Sum|mịst 〈m.; Gen.: en, Pl.: en〉 scholastischer Schriftsteller, der seine Schriften in Form der Summa (2) abfasste u. publizierte …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • Summist — Sum|mist der; en, en <aus gleichbed. mlat. summista> scholastischer Schriftsteller, der sich der Publikationsform der Summa (2) bediente …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • summist — sum·mist …   English syllables

  • summist — ˈsəmə̇st noun ( s) Etymology: Medieval Latin summista, from summa + Latin ista ist more at summa 1. : a writer of a summa; specifically : one of the medieval philosophers who wrote a philosophical or theological summa …   Useful english dictionary

  • Summa — and its diminutive summula (plural summae viz. summulae ) are mainly used, in English and other modern langages, for texts that sum up knowledge in a field, such as the compendiums of theology, philosophy and canon law which were used both as… …   Wikipedia

  • Summae —     Summæ     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Summæ     (SUMMULÆ)     Summæ are compendiums of theology, philosophy, and canon law which were used both as textbooks in the schools and as books of reference during the Middle Ages. Some historians of… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • summarist — ˈsəmərə̇st noun ( s) Etymology: summary (II) + ist : summarizer, summist 1 …   Useful english dictionary

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