orientalist


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Orientalist \O`ri*en"tal*ist\, n. [Cf. F. orientaliste.]
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   1. An inhabitant of the Eastern parts of the world; an
      Oriental.
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   2. One versed in Eastern languages, literature, etc.; as, the
      Paris Congress of Orientalists. --Sir J. Shore.
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