Definition of paroemiographer in English:

paroemiographer

(also paremiographer)

noun

  • A writer or collector of proverbs.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in Isaac D'Israeli (1766–1848), writer. From paroemia + -ographer, probably after post-classical Latin paroemiographus writer or collector of proverbs or its etymon Hellenistic Greek παροιμιογράϕος. Compare French parémiographe.

Pronunciation

paroemiographer

/pəˌriːmɪˈɒɡrəfə/