comparatist[kəm par′ə tist]
comparatist definition by Webster's New World
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a person who uses a comparative method; often, specif., a specialist in comparative literature
Origin: comparat(ive) plush -ist
comparatist definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A person who employs the comparative method, as in studying literature.
Origin: French comparatiste, from comparative, comparative, from comparer, to compare; see compare.