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classicist

classicist

noun clas·si·cist \-sist\

: an expert in ancient Greek and Roman language, literature, art, architecture, or culture

: someone who prefers a traditional and usually graceful and simple style in art, literature, music, architecture, etc. : a person who favors classicism

Full Definition of CLASSICIST

1
:  an advocate or follower of classicism
2
:  a classical scholar
clas·si·cis·tic \ˌkla-sə-ˈsis-tik\ adjective

First Known Use of CLASSICIST

1830

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