comparatist

noun
com·​par·​a·​tist | \kəm-ˈper-ə-tist, -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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