An·​glo-Sax·​on·​ist | \ ¦aŋ-glō-¦sak-sə-nist How to pronounce Anglo-Saxonist (audio) \
plural Anglo-Saxonists

Definition of Anglo-Saxonist

: 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

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First Known Use of Anglo-Saxonist

1773, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Anglo-Saxonist

anglo-saxon + -ist entry 1

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“Anglo-Saxonist.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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