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archivist

[ahr-kuh-vist, -kahy-] /ˈɑr kə vɪst, -kaɪ-/
noun
1.
a person responsible for preserving, organizing, or servicing archival material.
Origin
1745-1755
1745-55; < French archiviste. See archive, -ist
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Examples from the web for archivist
  • Even if the university archivist does not want your papers today, perhaps family or students or a future archivist might.
  • If you go on a coffee break ask your archivist if you can bring something back.
  • And then he is a perpetual archivist of anecdote and ephemera.
British Dictionary definitions for archivist

archivist

/ˈɑːkɪvɪst/
noun
1.
a person in charge of archives, their collection, and cataloguing
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Word Origin and History for archivist
n.

1753, from Medieval Latin or Italian archivista or French archiviste (see archives).

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