the great artists of the Renaissance
a pitcher who is a strikeout artist
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borrowed from Middle French artiste "person practicing a craft, student of the liberal arts," borrowed from Medieval Latin artista "artificer, student of the liberal arts," from Latin art-, ars "acquired skill, art entry 1" + -ista-ist entry 1