epitomist

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

epitome +‎ -ist

Noun[edit]

epitomist (plural epitomists)

  1. One who makes an epitome; one who abridges; an epitomizer.
    • 1972, W. Den Boer, Some Minor Roman Historians, page 5:
      If his flock did any reading at all, they would be more likely to read the epitomists rather than the authors whom we consider first-rate such as Livy, Sallust or Tacitus.

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