plural of copyist
as in imitators
a person who adopts the appearance or behavior of another especially in an obvious way she prides herself on being an innovator in fashion, and not a mere copyist

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as in scribes
one who writes from dictation or copies manuscripts some scholars argue that the vexing passage reflects a misreading of the text by an early copyist

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“Copyists.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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