prosaist

noun
pro·​sa·​ist

Definition of prosaist

1 \ ˈprō-​(ˌ)zā-​ist How to pronounce prosaist (audio) , -​zā-​ˌist \ : a prose writer
2 \ prō-​ˈzā-​ist How to pronounce prosaist (audio) \ : a prosaic person

First Known Use of prosaist

1803, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for prosaist

Latin prosa prose

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“Prosaist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/prosaist. Accessed 18 Feb. 2020.

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