prosateur

noun

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

Word History

Etymology

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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/prosateur. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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