historian[his tôr′ē ən]
The definition of a historian is an expert in the study of past events.
A person who studies the Civil War is an example of a historian.
- a writer of history
- an authority on or specialist in history
Origin of historianMiddle French historien
- A scholar or writer of history.
- One who writes or compiles a chronological record of events; a chronicler.
From the Middle French historien.