summist

noun sum·mist \ˈsəmə̇st\

Definition of summist

plural

-s

  1. 1 :  a writer of a summa; specifically :  one of the medieval philosophers who wrote a philosophical or theological summa

  2. 2 archaic :  one who abridges or epitomizes

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Origin and Etymology of summist

Medieval Latin summista, from summa + Latin -ista -ist


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