fabulist

[fab-yuh-list]
noun
1.
a person who invents or relates fables.
2.
a liar.

Origin:
1585–95; < Middle French fabuliste, equivalent to < fābul(a) fable + -iste -ist

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fabulist (ˈfæbjʊlɪst)
 
n
1.  a person who invents or recounts fables
2.  a person who lies or falsifies

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fabulist
1590s, from Fr. fabuliste, from L. fabula (see fable).
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But metaphysical, fabulist, or farcical elements keep breaking in.
He was a myth maker, a fabulist, a writer of exquisite parables.
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