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historiographer

[hi-stawr-ee-og-ruh-fer, -stohr-] /hɪˌstɔr iˈɒg rə fər, -ˌstoʊr-/
noun
1.
a historian, especially one appointed to write an official history of a group, period, or institution.
2.
an official historian, as of a court, institution, or cultural or learned society.
Origin
1485-1495
1485-95; < Latin historiograph(us) < Greek historiográphos (see history, -o-, -graph) + -er1
Related forms
historiographership, noun
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  • His example in this respect was not without its effect upon more than one historiographer of the next generation.
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historiographer

/hɪˌstɔːrɪˈɒɡrəfə/
noun
1.
a historian, esp one concerned with historical method and the writings of other historians
2.
a historian employed to write the history of a group or public institution
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