lyrist[līr′ist; for 2 & 3 lir′ist]
- a player on a lyre
- a lyric poet
Origin of lyristClassical Latin lyristes ; from Classical Greek lyristēs ; from lyrizein, to play on a lyre
- Music See lyricist.
- Music One who plays a lyre.
- A lyric poet.
Origin of lyristLatin lyristēs, lyre player, from Greek luristēs, from lura, lyre.
- (music) A person who plays the lyre.
- (music) lyricist
- A lyrical poet