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amanuensis


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Amanuensis  \A*man`u*en"sis\,  n.;  pl  {Amanuenses}.  [L.,  fr  a, 
  ab  +  manus  hand.] 
  A  person  whose  employment  is  to  write  what  another  dictates, 
  or  to  copy  what  another  has  written. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  amanuensis 
  n  :  someone  skilled  in  the  transcription  of  speech  (especially 
  dictation)  [syn:  {stenographer},  {shorthand  typist}] 




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