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Meaning of AMANUENSIS

Pronunciation:  u`manyoo'ensis

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  someone skilled in the transcription of speech (especially dictation)
 

AMANUENSIS is a 10 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: shorthand typist, stenographer
 
 See Also: secretarial assistant, secretary

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\A*man`u*en"sis\, n.; pl. {Amanuenses}. [L., fr. a,
ab + manus hand.]
A person whose employment is to write what another dictates,
or to copy what another has written.

 
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