orthographer

noun
or·​thog·​ra·​pher | \ ȯ(r)ˈthägrəfə(r) \
plural -s

Definition of orthographer

: a person who is skilled in orthography : an expert in spelling

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History and Etymology for orthographer

Late Latin orthographus orthographer (from Latin orth- + Late Latin -graphus -grapher) + English -er

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“Orthographer.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/orthographer. Accessed 16 December 2019.

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