an author of psalms.
the Psalmist, David, the traditional author of the Psalms.

1475–85; < Late Latin psalmista. See psalm, -ist

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psalmist (ˈsɑːmɪst)
the composer of a psalm or psalms, esp (when capital and preceded by the) David, traditionally regarded as the author of The Book of Psalms

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Now the psalmist seems to say that, if the heavens speak anything, it is not language but possibly only a highly visual silence.
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