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grammarian


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Grammarian  \Gram*ma"ri*an\,  n.  [Cf.  F.  grammairien.] 
  1.  One  versed  in  grammar,  or  the  construction  of  languages;  a 
  philologist. 
 
  Note:  ``The  term  was  used  by  the  classic  ancients  as  a  term 
  of  honorable  distinction  for  all  who  were  considered 
  learned  in  any  art  or  faculty  whatever.''  --Brande  &  C. 
 
  2.  One  who  writes  on  or  teaches,  grammar. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  grammarian 
  n  :  a  linguist  who  specializes  in  the  study  of  grammar  and 
  syntax  [syn:  {syntactician}] 




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