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raconteur (n.)

"storyteller, person given to or skilled in relating anecdotes," 1828, from French raconteur, from raconter "to recount, tell, narrate," from re- (see re-) + Old French aconter "to count, render account" (see account (v.); and compare recount (v.1)). Generally in italics in English until well into 20c. Related: Raconteuse (fem.).

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Definitions of raconteur from WordNet

raconteur (n.)
a person skilled in telling anecdotes;
Synonyms: anecdotist
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