Americanist

noun
Amer·​i·​can·​ist | \ ə-ˈmer-ə-kə-nist How to pronounce Americanist (audio) , -ˈmər-, -ˈme-rə- \

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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“Americanist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Americanist. Accessed 25 Feb. 2021.

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