By: Anna Underwood
1. A person who speaks several languages; a polyglot
2. A person who studies linguistics, the structure of human speech.
Part of Speech: noun
Synonyms: polyglot; interpreter; philologist
1) The teacher was a linguist so she was able to teach Spanish, Latin, and French.
2) The linguist was the most valued interpreter because she could communicate with many different people, more than people that just knew two languages.