pro·​sa·​teur ˌprō-zə-ˈtər How to pronounce prosateur (audio)
: a writer of prose

Word History


French, from Italian prosatore, from Medieval Latin prosator, from Latin prosa

First Known Use

1796, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of prosateur was in 1796

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“Prosateur.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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