comparatist

noun
com·​par·​a·​tist | \ kəm-ˈper-ə-tist How to pronounce comparatist (audio) , -ˈpa-rə- \

Definition of comparatist

: one that uses a comparative method (as in the study of literature)

First Known Use of comparatist

1933, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for comparatist

comparative + -ist

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“Comparatist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/comparatist. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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