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Meaning of SCHOLIAST

Pronunciation:  'skowli`ast

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a scholar who writes explanatory notes on an author (especially an ancient commentator on a classical author)
 

SCHOLIAST is a 9 letter word that starts with S.

 

 See Also: scholar, scholarly person, student

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Scho"li*ast\, n. [Gr. ?, fr. ? a scholium: cf. F.
scoliate. See {Scholium}.]
A maker of scholia; a commentator or annotator.

      No . . . quotations from Talmudists and scholiasts . .
      . ever marred the effect of his grave temperate
      discourses.                              --Macaulay.

 

 

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