musicologist etymology

English word musicologist comes from English musicology, English -ist

Detailed word origin of musicologist

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
musicology English (eng) (music) the scholarly or scientific study of music, as in historical research, musical theory, or the physical nature of sound.
-ist English (eng) Added to words to form nouns denoting:. A person who holds bigoted, partial views.. A person who uses a technological device of some kind. ;a person with a particular creative or academic role. ;one who has a certain political tendency. ;one who owns or manages something. ;one who subscribes to a particular theological doctrine or religious denomination;.
musicologist English (eng) One who studies musicology.

Words with the same origin as musicologist

Descendants of musicology
Descendants of -ist
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