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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Elohist \E*lo"hist\, n. The writer, or one of the writers, of the passages of the Old Testament, notably those of the Pentateuch, which are characterized by the use of Elohim instead of Jehovah, as the name of the Supreme Being; -- distinguished from Jehovist. --S. Davidson. [1913 Webster]