Hygeist Hy"ge*ist, n. One skilled in hygiena; a hygienist. [1913 Webster]

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  • hygeist — hy·ge·ist …   English syllables

  • hygeist — ˈhījēə̇st noun ( s) Etymology: Greek hygeia health (alteration of hygieia) + English ist : hygienist …   Useful english dictionary

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  • hygienist — /huy jee nist, jen ist, huy jee nist/, n. 1. an expert in hygiene. 2. See dental hygienist. Also, hygeist, hygieist /huy jee ist/. [1835 45; HYGIENE + IST] * * * …   Universalium

  • hygienist — 1844, “an expert on cleanliness,” from HYGIENE (Cf. hygiene) + IST (Cf. ist). Earlier was hygeist (1716). Dental sense is recorded by 1913 …   Etymology dictionary

  • hygienist — /ˈhaɪdʒinəst/ (say huyjeenuhst) noun an expert in hygiene. Also, hygeist /ˈhaɪdʒiəst/ (say huyjeeuhst), hygieist /ˈhaɪdʒiəst/ (say huyjeeuhst) …   Australian English dictionary

  • hygiean — hygiean, hygieist see hygeian, hygeist …   Useful english dictionary

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