from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One who renders a text into a different form, as by recasting prose in verse.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A person who uses metaphrase to re-cast a text in a different form, for example from poetry to prose.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A literal translator.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A person who translates literally from one language into another.
Medieval Greek metaphrastēs, from Greek metaphrazein, to translate; see metaphrase.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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