Americanist

noun
Amer·i·can·ist | \-kə-nist \

Definition of Americanist 

1 : a specialist in American culture or history

2 : a specialist in the languages or cultures of the aboriginal inhabitants of America

First Known Use of Americanist

1852, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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