Definition of patternist in English:

patternist

noun

  • A student or interpreter of patterns; specifically an exponent or proponent of patternism.

adjective

  • Of, relating to, or characterized by patternism.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in American Naturalist. From pattern + -ist.

Pronunciation

patternist

/ˈpat(ə)nɪst//ˈpatənɪst/