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panelist

[pan-l-ist] /ˈpæn l ɪst/
noun
1.
a member of a small group of persons gathered for formal public discussion, judging, playing a radio or television game, etc.
Origin
1950-1955
1950-55; panel + -ist
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panelist

n.

1950, American English, from panel (n.) + -ist. Originally in quiz shows.

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