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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One skilled in harmony.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. One who shows the agreement of corresponding passages of different authors, as of the four Biblical evangelists.
  • n. One who understands the principles of harmony or is skillful in applying them in composition; a composer.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who shows the agreement or harmony of corresponding passages of different authors, as of the four evangelists.
  • n. One who understands the principles of harmony or is skillful in applying them in composition; a musical composer.
  • n. One of a religious sect, founded in Würtemburg in the last century, composed of followers of George Rapp, a weaver. They had all their property in common. In 1803, a portion of this sect settled in Pennsylvania and called the village thus established, Harmony.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One skilled in the principles of musical harmony; also, a musical composer.
  • n. plural Same as harmonici.
  • n. One who shows the agreement or harmony between corresponding passages of different authors; specifically, a writer of a harmony of the four gospels.
  • n. [capitalized] A member of a communistic religious body organized by George Rapp in Würtemberg on the model of the primitive church, and conducted by him to Pennsylvania in 1803: their settlement there was called Harmony (whence their name).

Etymologies

harmony +‎ -ist. Compare French harmoniste. (Wiktionary)

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