autist

noun
au·​tist | \ˈȯ-ˌtist \

Definition of autist 

: a person affected with autism : autistic

First Known Use of autist

1922, in the meaning defined above

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aut(ism) + -ist entry 1

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autist

noun
au·​tist | \ˈȯ-ˌtist \

Medical Definition of autist 

: a person affected with autism : autistic

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