orthographer

orthographer

[awr-thog-ruh-fer]
noun
1.
a person versed in orthography or spelling.
2.
a person who spells correctly.
Also, orthographist.


Origin:
1590–1600; < Late Latin orthograph(us) (adj. and noun) (Latin ortho- ortho- + -graphus -graph) + -er1

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orthography (ɔːˈθɒɡrəfɪ)
 
n , pl -phies
1.  a writing system
2.  a.  spelling considered to be correct
 b.  the principles underlying spelling
3.  the study of spelling
4.  orthographic projection
 
or'thographer
 
n
 
or'thographist
 
n

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