noun Date: circa 1611 a writer of annals ; chroniclerannalistic adjective

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  • Annalist — An nal*ist, n. [Cf. F. annaliste.] A writer of annals. [1913 Webster] The monks . . . were the only annalists in those ages. Hume. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Annalist — Annalist, der Annalen schreibt …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Annalíst — Annalíst, Annalenschreiber …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • annalist — (n.) one who keeps a chronicle of events by year, 1610s, from Fr. analiste; see ANNALS (Cf. annals) + IST (Cf. ist) …   Etymology dictionary

  • annalist — [an′əl ist] n. a writer of annals annalistic adj …   English World dictionary

  • annalist — annalistic, adj. annalistically, adv. /an l ist/, n. a chronicler of events, esp. yearly ones; historian. [1605 15; ANNAL(S) + IST, or < F annaliste] * * * ▪ Roman historian       in general, an ancient Roman historian. The term is used in… …   Universalium

  • annalist — noun A writer of annals. The monks ... were the only annalists in those ages. Hume …   Wiktionary

  • Annalist — An|na|lịst 〈m. 16; im MA〉 Verfasser von Annalen * * * An|na|lịst, der; en, en: Verfasser von Annalen …   Universal-Lexikon

  • annalist — Synonyms and related words: Boswell, advertising writer, art critic, author, authoress, autobiographer, autobiographist, belletrist, bibliographer, biographer, calendar maker, calendarist, chronicler, chronographer, chronologer, chronologist,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Annalist — An|na|lịst 〈m.; Gen.: en, Pl.: en; im MA〉 Verfasser von Annalen …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

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