liturgist

noun
lit·​ur·​gist | \ ˈli-tər-jist How to pronounce liturgist (audio) \

Definition of liturgist

1 : one who adheres to, compiles, or leads a liturgy
2 : a specialist in liturgics

Examples of liturgist in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web On one street corner, a group of men from Israel United in Christ preached to the masses, with a liturgist reading the gospel alternating with a man interpreting it on the spot. David Frese, kansascity, 17 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of liturgist

1649, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Liturgist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/liturgist. Accessed 13 Jun. 2021.

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