an·​nal·​ist ˈa-nə-list How to pronounce annalist (audio)
: a writer of annals : chronicler
annalistic adjective

Examples of annalist in a Sentence

a new book by America's best-known annalist of the Civil War

Word History

First Known Use

1569, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of annalist was in 1569

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“Annalist.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Sep. 2023.

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an·​nal·​ist ˈan-ᵊl-əst How to pronounce annalist (audio)
: a writer of annals : historian
annalistic adjective

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