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 (hə-gä′dĭst, -gô′-)
n. Judaism
1. A haggadic writer.
2. A student of haggadic literature.

hag′ga·dis′tic (hăg′ə-dĭs′tĭk) adj.
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1. (Judaism) a writer of Aggadoth
2. (Judaism) an expert in or a student of haggadic literature
haggadistic adj
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1. a student of the Haggada.
2. a writer of the Haggada.
See also: Judaism
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