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sonneteer

[son-i-teer] /ˌsɒn ɪˈtɪər/
noun
1.
a composer of sonnets.
verb (used without object)
2.
to compose sonnets; sonnetize.
Origin
1580-1590
1580-90; sonnet + -eer; replacing earlier sonnetier < Italian sonnettiere
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sonneteer

/ˌsɒnɪˈtɪə/
noun
1.
a writer of sonnets
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