from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A person who delivers or writes an encomium; a eulogist.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. a person who delivers an encomium or eulogy
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who praises; a panegyrist.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who praises another; one who utters or writes encomiums or commendations; a panegyrist.
Greek enkōmiastēs, from enkōmiazein, to praise, from enkōmion, encomium; see encomium.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Ancient Greek ἐγκωμιαστής. (Wiktionary)