Anglo-Saxonist

noun

An·​glo-Sax·​on·​ist ¦aŋ-glō-¦sak-sə-nist How to pronounce Anglo-Saxonist (audio)
plural Anglo-Saxonists
: a scholar who is a specialist in Anglo-Saxon history and culture
Glosecki is an Anglo-Saxonist specializing in "Beowulf" and the metrical charms.Birmingham (Alabama) News, 25 Aug. 2002

Word History

Etymology

anglo-saxon + -ist entry 1

First Known Use

1773, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Anglo-Saxonist was in 1773

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“Anglo-Saxonist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Anglo-Saxonist. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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