Meaning of limner


Pronunciation: (lim'nur), [key]
— n.
  1. a person who paints or draws.
  2. an itinerant painter of 18th-century America who usually had little formal training.
  3. a person who describes or depicts in words: an essayist known as a fine limner of prominent people and their careers.
  4. an illuminator of medieval manuscripts.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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