cryptographer cryp*tog"ra*pher (kr?p-t?g"r?-f?r), n. 1. One who writes in cipher, or secret characters. [1913 Webster]

2. one who studies methods for encoding and decoding messages; one who studies cryptography. [PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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