medalist

medalist

[med-l-ist]
noun
1.
a person to whom a medal has been awarded.
2.
(in a golf tournament) the player having the lowest score in a qualifying round scored by strokes.
3.
a designer, engraver, or maker of medals.
Also, especially British, medallist.


Origin:
1965–70; < French médailliste < Italian medaglista. See medal, -ist

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medallist or (US) medalist (ˈmɛdəlɪst)
 
n
1.  a designer, maker, or collector of medals
2.  chiefly sport a winner or recipient of a medal or medals
 
medalist or (US) medalist
 
n

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