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- n. A person engaged in various literary works: literary critic, essayist, writer.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who occupies himself with literature; a literary man; a literatus.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A literary man; one who is engaged in literary work; one who adopts literature as a profession.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a writer of literary works
From French, from Latin litterator ("critic"). (Wiktionary)