scholiast


scho·li·ast

noun \ˈskō-lē-ˌast, -lē-əst\

Definition of SCHOLIAST

:  a maker of scholia :  commentator, annotator
scho·li·as·tic \ˌskō-lē-ˈas-tik\ adjective

Origin of SCHOLIAST

Middle Greek scholiastēs, from scholiazein to write scholia on, from Greek scholion
First Known Use: 1583

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