Definition of paradoxographer in US English:

paradoxographer

noun

  • A writer in a literary genre, originating in early Alexandrian Greece, in which (natural or man-made) phenomena considered remarkable or fantastic are described.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Classical Philology. From medieval Greek παραδοξογράϕος writer on marvels + -er; compare -grapher.

Pronunciation

paradoxographer

/ˌparədɒkˈsɒɡrəfə/