Definition of periegete in English:

periegete

noun

  • A writer of geographical descriptions or guidebooks.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From Hellenistic Greek περιηγητής guide, author of geographical descriptions from ancient Greek περι- + ἡγητής guide, after περιηγεῖσθαι to lead round.

Pronunciation

periegete

/ˈpɛrɪəˌdʒiːt/