historiographer

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noun his·to·ri·og·ra·pher \hi-ˌstȯr-ē-ˈä-grə-fər\

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Origin and Etymology of historiographer

Middle French historiographeur, from Late Latin historiographus, from Greek historiographos, from historia + graphein to write — more at carve


First Known Use: 15th century

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