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 (mĭs′ə-lā′nĭst, mĭ-sĕl′ə-)
n. Chiefly British
One who compiles, writes, or edits miscellanies.
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(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) a writer of miscellanies
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(ˈmɪs əˌleɪ nɪst; Brit. mɪˈsɛl ə nɪst)

a writer, compiler, or editor of miscellanies.
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These are just three of the 120 faux German words which celebrated miscellanist Ben Schott has dreamed up for his latest volume, Schottenfreude: German Words for the Human Condition.
(5) Arthur Melville Clark, Thomas Heywood: Playwright and Miscellanist (Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1931), 107; Thomas Heywood, Englands Elizabeth: Her Life and Trovbles, During Her Minoritie, from the Cradle to the Crowne (London, 1631), accessed 14 December 2013, Early English Books Online (hereafter EEBO).
Clark, Thomas Heywood, Playwright and Miscellanist (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1931), 62-63.