lyrist[līr′ist; for 2 & 3 lir′ist]
lyrist definition by Webster's New World
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- a player on a lyre
- a lyric poet
Origin: Classical Latin lyristes ; from Classical Greek lyristēs ; from lyrizein, to play on a lyre
lyrist definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- Music See lyricist.
- Music One who plays a lyre.
- A lyric poet.
Origin: Latin lyristēs, lyre player, from Greek luristēs, from lura, lyre.