AskDefine | Define linguist

Dictionary Definition

linguist

Noun

1 a specialist in linguistics [syn: linguistic scientist]
2 a person who speaks more than one language [syn: polyglot]

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English

Etymology

From etyl la lingua + -ist.

Noun

  1. One who studies linguistics or a person skilled in languages.

Derived terms

Translations

one who studies linguistics

Extensive Definition

A linguist can be
Linguist may also refer to:

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