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Webster 1913 Edition


Limner

Lim′ner

(lĭm′nẽr)
,
Noun.
[F.
enlumineur
, LL.
illuminator
. See
Limn
, and cf.
Alluminor
.]
A painter; an artist
; esp.:
(a)
One who paints portraits.
(b)
One who illuminates books.
[Archaic]

Webster 1828 Edition


Limner

LIM'NER

,
Noun.
[L. illuminator, in the middle ages, alluminor.]
1.
One that colors or paints on paper or parchment; one who decorates books with initial pictures.
2.
A portrait painter.

Definition 2022


limner

limner

English

Noun

limner (plural limners)

  1. Someone who limns.

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