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exegete

[ek-si-jeet] /ˈɛk sɪˌdʒit/
noun
1.
a person skilled in exegesis.
Also, exegetist
[ek-si-jet-ist] /ˌɛk sɪˈdʒɛt ɪst/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1720-1730
1720-30; < Greek exēgētḗs guide, director, interpreter, equivalent to exēgē- (see exegesis) + -tēs agent suffix
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exegete

/ˈɛksɪˌdʒiːt/
noun
1.
a person who practises exegesis
Word Origin
C18: from Greek exēgētēs, from exēgeisthai to interpret; see exegesis
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Word Origin and History for exegete
n.

1730s, from Greek exegetes "an expounder, interpreter" (especially of the Bible), from exegeisthai (see exegesis).

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