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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A humanist specializing in classical scholarship.

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  • He may have used the word philologist somewhat loosely on occasion.
  • During my brilliant interview, my philologist was a bit reticent.
  • FECHER: A philologist is a person who studies the origins and meanings of words.
  • Lipsius (1547-1606) is known as a philologist and for his treatises on the military art of the Romans, on the Latin classics, and on the philosophy of the Stoics. for more
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