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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who holds to the doctrine of signatures. See signature, 2.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun obsolete One who holds to the doctrine of signatures impressed upon objects, indicative of character or qualities.

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  • noun obsolete One who holds to the doctrine of signatures impressed upon objects, indicative of character or qualities.

Etymologies

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signature +‎ -ist

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  • (noun) - One who holds the "doctrine of signatures" . . . by which it was formerly supposed a plant's nature or medicinal use was pointed out.

    --Joseph Worcester's Dictionary of the English Language, 1881

    January 19, 2018