-ist

(Greek > Latin: a suffix; one who believes in; one who is engaged in; someone who does something)

lattenophilist
A collector of brassware.
legalist, legalistic
1. A stickler for legality.
2. One versed in the law; one who views things from a legal standpoint.
legist
One well versed or skilled in the law; a jurist.
legitimist
lepidopterist
1. An entomologist who specializes in the collection and study of butterflies and moths.
2. A person who studies the order of insects called Lepidoptera, a large order including butterflies and moths.
lepidopterophilist
A collector of butterflies. Also known as lepidopterology.
leprologist
An individual who specializes in the study and treatment of leprosy.
lexicologist (s) (noun), lexicologists (pl)
Someone who studies the meanings and origins of words.
lexiconist (s) (noun), lexiconists (pl)
Someone who compiles a dictionary or dictionaries.
lexiconophilist (s) (noun), lexiconophilists (pl)
A person who collects dictionaries and related books about words because he or she has a fondness for vocabulary.
liberalist
limnologist
linguist (s) (noun), linguists (pl)
1. Someone who speaks several languages or finds it easy to learn languages: Ms. Smith was a famed linguist who wrote poetry in several different languages.
2. A person who studies languages: A new linguist was hired by the university to chair the foreign language department.
Knowing several languages.
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lipodologist
A specialist in the effects of fat.
lipogrammatist
Anyone who writes signs or characters representing words.