Definition of paroemiographer
: a writer of proverbs
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Origin and Etymology of paroemiographer
New Latin paroemiographus (from paroemio- —from Late Latin paroemia —+ Late Latin -graphus one that writes such material or in such a way) + English -er — more at -grapher
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