allegorist

allegorist

[al-i-gawr-ist, -gohr-, al-i-ger-ist]
noun
a person who uses or writes allegory.

Origin:
1675–85; allegor(ize) + -ist

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allegory (ˈælɪɡərɪ)
 
n , pl -ries
1.  a poem, play, picture, etc, in which the apparent meaning of the characters and events is used to symbolize a deeper moral or spiritual meaning
2.  the technique or genre that this represents
3.  use of such symbolism to illustrate truth or a moral
4.  anything used as a symbol or emblem
 
[C14: from Old French allegorie, from Latin allēgoria, from Greek, from allēgorein to speak figuratively, from allos other + agoreuein to make a speech in public, from agora a public gathering]
 
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