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metalist

[met-l-ist] /ˈmɛt l ɪst/
noun
1.
a person who works with metals.
2.
a person who advocates the use of metallic money exclusively, instead of paper money.
Also, metallist.
Origin
1640-1650
1640-50; metal + -ist
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British Dictionary definitions for metalist

metallist

/ˈmɛtəlɪst/
noun
1.
a person who works with metals
2.
a person who advocates a system of currency based on a metal, such as gold or silver
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