cul·​tur·​al·​ist | \ -ch(ə)rələ̇st \
plural -s

Definition of culturalist

1 : one that emphasizes the importance of culture in determining behavior
2 : a specialist in the study of culture specifically : a cultural anthropologist

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First Known Use of culturalist

1929, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Culturalist.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Nov. 2020.

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