Definition of Romanicist in US English:

Romanicist

noun

  • A student of or expert in Romance languages or their literature.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Modern Language Notes. From Romanic + -ist, after e.g. Anglicist, classicist. Compare French (rare) romaniciste.

Pronunciation

Romanicist

/rə(ʊ)ˈmanɪsɪst/