doxographer

noun
dox·​og·​ra·​pher | \ däkˈsägrəfə(r) \
plural -s

Definition of doxographer

: a collector and compiler of extracts from and commentator on ancient Greek philosophers

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Other Words from doxographer

doxographical \ ¦däksə¦grafə̇kəl \ or doxographic \ -​fik \ adjective
doxography \ däkˈsägrəfē \ noun, plural -es

History and Etymology for doxographer

modification (influenced by English -grapher) of New Latin doxographus, from doxo- (from Greek doxa opinion) + -graphus writer, from Greek -graphos

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“Doxographer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/doxographer. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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