Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A grammarian.

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  • noun rare A petty grammarian.

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  • noun historical A teacher of prose literature and letters in Ancient Greece.

Etymologies

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From the French grammatiste, from the Medieval Latin grammatista, from the Ancient Greek γραμματιστής (grammatistēs), from γράμμα (gramma, "letter").

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