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1A person who looks for or employs analogy or analogies, or is inclined to do so.
Linguistics and Philosophy. An adherent of the view (particularly associated with a school of Greek grammarians existing between the 2nd cent. b.c. and 1st cent. a.d.) that language has an innate, logical structure deriving from a fundamental correspondence between words and the things they denote. Opposed to anomalist.
Early 17th century; earliest use found in Thomas James. From analogy + -ist. Compare French analogiste.
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