periegete

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Koine Greek περιηγητής (periēgētḗs, a writer of periegeses; a guide), from Ancient Greek περι- (peri-, peri-, prefix meaning ‘around, surrounding) + ἡγητής (hēgētḗs, a guide) (from ἡγέομαι (hēgéomai, to lead) + -τής (-tḗs, suffix forming agent nouns)), from περιηγεῖσθαι (periēgeîsthai, to lead around).

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Noun[edit]

periegete (plural periegetes)

  1. A writer of a periegesis.

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