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: a creator or writer of fables
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fabricator, fibber, liar, prevaricator, storyteller
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1593, in the meaning defined at sense 1
probably borrowed from Middle French fabuliste, from Latin fābula "talk, account, fable entry 1" + French -iste -ist entry 1
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