prosateur

noun
pro·​sa·​teur | \ ˌprō-zə-ˈtər How to pronounce prosateur (audio) \

Definition of prosateur

: a writer of prose

First Known Use of prosateur

1796, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for prosateur

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

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“Prosateur.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/prosateur. Accessed 21 Jun. 2021.

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