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medievalist

[mee-dee-ee-vuh-list, med-ee-, mid-ee-, mid-ee-vuh-] /ˌmi diˈi və lɪst, ˌmɛd i-, ˌmɪd i-, mɪdˈi və-/
noun
1.
an expert in medieval history, literature, philosophy, etc.
2.
a person who is greatly attracted to the art, culture, spirit, etc., of the Middle Ages.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55; medieval + -ist
Related forms
antimedievalist, noun, adjective
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medievalist

/ˌmɛdɪˈiːvəlɪst/
noun
1.
a student or devotee of the Middle Ages
Derived Forms
medievalistic, mediaevalistic, adjective
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Word Origin and History for anti medievalist

medievalist

n.

1847, "proponent of medieval styles," from medieval + -ist. From 1882 as "one versed in the history of the Middle Ages."

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