His·​pa·​nist ˈhi-spə-nist How to pronounce Hispanist (audio)
: a scholar specially informed in Spanish or Portuguese language, literature, linguistics, or civilization

Word History

First Known Use

1786, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Hispanist was in 1786

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“Hispanist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hispanist. Accessed 25 Sep. 2023.

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