haggadist
noun Usage: often capitalized Date: 1882 1. a haggadic writer 2. a student of the Haggadah • haggadistic adjective, often capitalized

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  • haggadist — haggadistic /hag euh dis tik/, adj. /heuh gah dist/, n. 1. one of the writers of the Aggadah. 2. a person who is versed in the Aggadah. [1855 60; HAGGAD(AH) + IST] * * * …   Universalium

  • haggadist — hag·ga·dist …   English syllables

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